May 23, 2018, 12:00 pmThis is a public meeting of the Somerville Housing Authority.
About the Event
LocationMilk Row Cemetery
439 Somerville Ave.
(Meet at front gate)
Dressed in period clothing, Barbara Mangum, Objects Conservator and President of the Somerville Museum, will lead an informative tour about this fragile and very compact burial ground founded in 1804 by Samuel Tufts on farmland once part of Charlestown. Learn about who is buried here, the extraordinary monument dedicated to Somerville soldiers fallen during the Civil War, and both past and current municipal enhancements using grants from the State and the City’s CPC. Light refreshments donated by Market Basket, Friend of the Cemetery. Meet at the front gate, 439 Somerville Avenue. Heavy rain cancels. Other docent openings will also occur throughout the summer & fall.
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