THE FINE ART OF DYING IV TOUR
October 19, 2019 • 10:30AM - 12PM
Forest Hill Cemetery
Saturday, October 19, beginning at the State Route 66 entrance into the cemetery.
This tour will take in areas not covered before and provide an insight into the burial customs and artistic carvings used in Piqua. The symbols used in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries such as the lamb, the rose and the urn will be reviewed and explained. The cemetery is a place of traditions and innovations, of massive memorials and small remembrances and examples of old-world markers and new world adaptions. Tour is led by local historian Jim Oda. Tickets are $5, available at the Mainstreet Piqua office – 326 N. Main Ave., 937-773-9355.