As the leaves begin to turn, drifting to the ground and blowing away in the wind, you can feel it in the air. Halloween is coming. But we have something even better than decorations, costumes, and parties… the Where Romans Rest: Myrtle Hill Cemetery tour is back for one day only this October. This thrilling, ghostly adventure embraces true stories of Rome’s past told through the lives of those resting below.
Here are 5 reasons why you need to sign up now for the Myrtle Hill Cemetery Tour!
1. Hear True Stories
They say all good stories are based in the truth. The ones that truly fascinate us, the tales that make our hair stand up on end, or make us want to gasp, start at Myrtle Hill cemetery where every story shared is based in documented facts.
2. Grave Hosts in Character
As your guide leads you through the winding trails of the cemetery you will meet grave hosts dressed in full character. They serve as your windows into the past as you learn the deep mysteries hidden in Rome.
3. Symbols and Imagery
There are so many unique symbols and imagery used throughout historic cemeteries. Learn the history behind why certain symbols were used and the cultural significance behind the symbols.
4. Uncover Hidden Stories
Learn true Rome history that no one else knows including hidden facts, secrets and tales that helped shape the Rome we know today. It will be an experience you will want to share. Each year’s tour is different with a new set of stories and grave hosts.
4. See Beautiful Views
Situated high above the rivers and downtown, Myrtle Hill offers scenic views of Rome. It is truly one of the best spots to take in the historic city while learning about it’s past.
5. One Day Only
Unlike the movies, you have only one chance to see this event! Mark your calendar now for Wednesday, October 24. There are four different times available: 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. Tickets sell out, so don’t miss your chance to experience Rome’s history.
Cost: Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids, but due to the nature of the tour we do not recommend children under the age of 12 attending. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes!
Purchase Online: Tickets
Purchase In-Person: Last Stop Gift Shop & Visitor Center