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Join HSCC on Saturday, September 17 at 10 a.m. for a walking tour of one of Carroll County’s historic cemeteries: St. John Catholic Cemetery in Westminster. The tour will be led by HSCC volunteer Steve Sinnott.

The cemetery dates to 1789 and occupies the area between the church grounds and East Green Street. With over 1,700 graves, the cemetery is the final resting place of many well-known Carroll Countians including members of the Shriver, Yingling, and Orendorff families, World War II veterans, and local politicians.

Cost for the tour is $5 for HSCC members and $10 for non-members. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Space is limited. Reservations are requested by September 10. No refunds can be made after the reservation deadline. Call 410-848-6494, ext. 200, to reserve your spot. Payment can be made in person at HSCC, 210 E Main Street Westminster, or by mailing check c/o Walking Tour of St. John Cemetery.

The tour is suitable for ages 10 and up. The tour requires standing for one hour and walking on uneven ground as well as paved roadways. Please wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.

Please email info@hsccmd.org for more information.

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