Pinette to lead cemetery walking tour Oct. 12

Sep 30, 2019
Bird family plot with angel with anchor in Grove Cemetery, Belfast.

Belfast — Belfast Historian and Cemetery Trustee Megan Pinette will lead a walking tour of Grove Cemetery, 21 Belmont Ave., Saturday, Oct. 12.

Meet at the Cemetery Chapel for the 1 p.m. tour. The restored Cemetery Chapel will be open from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., and light refreshments will be served. A suggested donation of $10 is requested to benefit the Chapel Fund.

The tour will last about an hour and will feature Belfast notables buried in the old tree-lined section. Included in the tour will be two Maine governors, U. S. congressmen, the first mayor and early settlers.

Pinette also will tell the story of the two angels at the east entrance.

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