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Upcoming Cemetery Tours

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Tour Info

Join us for a free hour-long tour of the 1850 Manatee Burying Grounds led by a member of Manatee Village's staff. Tours cover different facets of life during Manatee's Founding Period (1840-1918) as well as stories of those buried in the burying grounds. Topics vary depending on the staff member leading the tour.

All tours begin at 10 AM on select Saturdays February-May (see specific dates below). Space is limited and filled on a first come, first served basis. Check in at the Wiggins General Store at Manatee Village Historical Park on the morning of the tour to receive your free wrist band.


Please note that this is an outdoor event. Participants will traverse over curbs and uneven terrain. There will be no seating during the tour. Tours may be canceled due to inclement weather and rain dates will not be given. For the most up to date information, please follow us on social media or call 941-749-7165.


Upcoming Tour Schedule: 

Saturday, February 11 at 10 AM 

Saturday, March 11 at 10 AM 

Saturday, April 22 at 10 AM 

Saturday, May 13 at 10 AM 

Unable to make a tour or would like to go on your own? Visit the Wiggins Store during our normal operating hours and ask for a key and a map.

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