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Historic Rapides Cemetery Tour Fundraiser

Event Category:
Festivals
Start Date:
October 28, 2017
End Date:
October 28, 2017
Location:
Historic Rapides Cemetery (708 Main Street)
Time:
3:00 PM –5:00 PM
 Fundraiser for ongoing preservation work in the Historic Rapides Cemetery, which dates back to the 1780s. You will notice the names of prominent Rapides Parish citizens and Veterans from every major war buried here. In fact, you will meet at least 5 of its inhabitants, who will tell you their stories, on the October 28th tour. Nestled behind the Red River Levee and near the Jackson St. Bridge off Main St. in Pineville, LA, the 7-acre Historic Rapides Cemetery is often overlooked. 

This is a walking tour only. Wristbands for entry will be sold in person at the main gate. 

Adults - $10
Children (12 and under) - $5
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