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The Goodhue County Historical Society would like to offer a special opportunity for members at the Red Wing Collector’s Society Convention this July. Gather up your friends or your chapter members and schedule a tour of Oakwood Cemetery! The tour is appropriate for all age levels and would last 90 minutes. Tours can be scheduled for July 5, 6, 7, or 10. Tours can start as early as 8 AM or as late as 7 PM. Alternate dates and times may be scheduled depending on staff availability. Cost is $10 per adult and $5 for kids aged 18 or under. A minimum of five people are preferred for tours to be scheduled.
The Oakwood Cemetery in Red Wing has long served the area as a beautiful and peaceful final resting place for loved ones. Tour through a historic section of the cemetery and visit the graves of many notable Red Wing citizens, including Reverend Joseph Hancock and the Civil War hero A.E. Welch. Learn about Victorian mourning practices, cemetery symbolism, and more. Along the tour, Red Wing Pottery gravestones will be pointed out.
Contact Dustin Heckman, Executive Director, Goodhue County Historical Society at (651) 388-6024 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.