Lantern Tour of Christ Church Cemetery

Date & Time:
Friday, September 21, 2018
8:00 pm

First State Heritage Park
43 The Green
Dover, Delaware

Take a walk through Dover’s Christ Church Cemetery by the light of a lantern.

Christ Church Cemetery lantern tourJoin historical interpreters from the First State Heritage Park and encounter characters from the past to hear not only tales of the tombstones, but also tales of joy and sorrow from those who are laid to rest within the walls of the churchyard.

From Caesar Rodney’s unrequited love to Civil War opponents buried within yards of one another, be prepared for a surprise or two on this unique tour.

Admission to all lantern tours is $10. Space is limited; call 302-739-9194 to reserve your lantern. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. For more information, visit

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