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34th Annual Tombstone Tour: Fairmount Cemetery

October 23

Voltaire, the great French historian, once defined history as “a trick we play on the dead.” Tom “Dr. Colorado” Noel and a cast of star CU-Denver students and grads will explore that idea with a walking tour of Colorado’s largest and most famous

Voltaire, the great French historian, once defined history as “a trick we play on the dead.” Tom “Dr. Colorado” Noel and a cast of star CU-Denver students and grads will explore that idea with a walking tour of Colorado’s largest and most famous necropolis.

Meet the unusually lively occupants of subterranean dwellings. Re-enactors will portray notable occupants, from mayors to madams, including the good, the bad, and the ugly. Free tomb side taxi service provided by the Model A Ford Club of Colorado, weather permitting.

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Date:
October 23
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CO United States

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Website 1
https://www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=history-colorados-34th-annual-tombstone-tour-fairmount-cemetery;instance=20211023130000
Submitter Email
zach.werkowitch@state.co.us
Street
1200 North Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
City
Denver
Phone/Email
3038662394
Brief Description
Voltaire, the great French historian, once defined history as “a trick we play on the dead.” Tom “Dr. Colorado” Noel and a cast of star CU-Denver students and grads will explore that idea with a walking tour of Colorado’s largest and most famous