According to a press release from The Kalamazoo Jaycees, The Ghosts of Kalamazoo Historic Tour will once again explore Riverside Cemetery on Friday, September 25 and Saturday, September 26, 2015.

Tours will be offered from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Riverside Cemetery is located on the corner of Gull Road and Riverview Drive.  Ghosts of Kalamazoo Historic Tour provides a historic account of Kalamazoo County with a twist of haunted stories.  This tour will highlight notable people of Kalamazoo as well as the Civil War Memorial that stands 25-feet tall.

Tickets are $9.00 in advance and $10.00 the day of the tour.  Youth under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  The tour is not recommended for children under the age of 12.  Advanced reservations are encouraged.  Patrons can purchase tickets in advance at www.ghostsofkalamazoo.com.
Proceeds from the Ghost of Kalamazoo Historic Tour will be donated to Warm Kids Project, a non-profit organization that provides coats and boots to underprivileged children in Kalamazoo County schools. For more information about the tour, e-mail info@ghostsofkalamazoo.com or call 269-340-0033.

 

Upcoming tour dates and locations are as follows:

  • Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25, 2015, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. , Mountain Home Cemetery
  • Friday, October 30, 2015, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Downtown Kalamazoo (Bronson Park)

The Ghosts of Kalamazoo Historic Tour is a program of the Kalamazoo Jaycees, a leadership development and community service based not-for-profit organization.  The Kalamazoo Jaycees have been serving Kalamazoo County since 1932.  Membership is open to young men and women between the ages of 21 – 40.

Members plan and organize the chapter’s programming, which provides each member the chance to meet people and to create a positive effect in the community.  The Kalamazoo Jaycees are currently accepting new members.  For more information visit www.kalamazoojaycees.org.

 

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