City of Orlando Hosts
Through Greenwood Cemetery
A stroll through historic
Greenwood Cemetery. The walk is approximately 4 miles within the
100-acre cemetery and will briefly visit about 100 graves of notable
individuals in Orlando's history.
WHEN: There will be no tours in February or March.
Cemetery, 1603 Greenwood Street,
Cemetery, established in 1880, is the final resting place of many of
Orlando’s founding families. Some of the historical families include: Joseph
Bumby, Mayor Mahlon Gore, Cassius Boone (Great-Grandson of Daniel Boone),
Mayor Capt. James Parramore, Mayor Bob Carr, Mayor William Beardall, T. G. Lee,
David Lockhart, Samuel Robinson, Mayor Braxton Beacham, Elijah Hand, Carey
Hand, Joe Tinker just to name a few.
COST: Free. During the
November tour, donations for the UCF Nonprofit Management Student
Association will be collected.
Please call the cemetery office at
407-246-2616 to reserve your spot. This tour is limited to 50
people. Reservations are required.