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Historic Jewish Atlanta Tours - Westview Cemetery
Sep 17 2017 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Historic Jewish Atlanta Tours - Westview Cemetery

Experience History at its Source!

Explore one of Atlanta’s oldest cemeteries with local historian and author, Jeff Clemmons, who is currently writing a book on the history of the cemetery. Opened in 1884 with nearly six hundred acres of land, Westview was designed to be the premier cemetery of the Southeast.

10-10:30am: Welcome and nosh
10:30-11:30: Tour

FREE for members
$10/non-members

Parking: Park in the lot by the main office off of Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard SW. The tour will begin by the Gatehouse (large building with a belltower).

Thank you for your interest in Historic Jewish Atlanta Tours: Westview Cemetery. Due to the popularity of the event, we are sold out.

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