Oakwood Lantern Walk

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By Natalie Clay

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Date(s) & Time(s)::

October 29, 2011 at 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM

Location: Oakwood Cemetery, 701 Oakwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC

Email: polkcamp1486@gmail.com

Link: http://lanternwalk.blogspot.com/

Event Description

Confederate Lantern Walk
Oakwood Cemetery, 701 Oakwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC
Saturday, October 29th - 6pm to 10pm

The annual Confederate Lantern Walk is a family-oriented event of volunteers, wearing authentic period clothing, presenting interesting and historical vignettes. Groups of visitors will be led to each site on pathways of flickering candles by ladies in period dresses of mid-19th century. At the end of the tour, refreshments will be served in the House of Memory. The cost is $6 per person over eleven - $3 for ages six to eleven – free for six and under. There is a one-dollar discount per ticket for groups of ten or more. Profits are for the ongoing restoration work in the Confederate Section of Oakwood Cemetery.
Comfortable shoes are recommended.
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