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Montgomery Cemetery Historical Walking Tour, Moonrise Event Scheduled for June Evening

The gates of the Montgomery Cemetery.

The gates of the Montgomery Cemetery.

On Friday, June 21, join the Historical Society of Montgomery County for a walking tour of the historic Montgomery Cemetery and then watch the rise of a full moon! We visit the cemetery from 7:45 PM and then enjoy the view as the full moon rises.

With nearly 6,000 known graves, the Historic Montgomery Cemetery is home to the remains of some of the most prominent citizens, veterans and reformers in the county and nation. From five Civil War generals to many captains of industry, it tells the story of the nation through the lives it represents.

The Montgomery Cemetery entrance is located at the end of Hartranft Avenue, off West Main Street, Norristown.

This event is weather dependent. Please check our website (hsmcpa.org) for any cancellations. Parking will be available within the cemetery gates during the event.

The costs for this event are €10.00. To purchase tickets and/or RSVP, please contact us at 610-272-0297 or email: (email protected).