Westport Historical Society Announces Tenth-Annual “Illuminating the Past” Lantern Tour

WHS proudly presents the return of its annual lantern tour illuminating Westport’s past on Sat., Oct. 12, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Creep through the cemetery with your lantern and guide to discover Westport’s most notable departed residents. The book “Buried in Our Past” will be available for purchase prior to the tour at the front entrance as well as free Halloween refreshments. Costumes are encouraged! 

Meet us at Willowbrook Cemetery, 395 Main Street, Westport. 

Parking will be in the back lot of the cemetery, enter through the main entrance and follow the parking guides. Handicapped guest may be dropped off at the main entrance of the cemetery. Please be aware this walking tour covers uneven terrain and is dimly light. Wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing. 

Tickets $10 for individual members, $15 for individual non-members, $35 for family members of 4 and $50 for non-member families of 4. Reservations are recommended; register online at www.westporthistory.org or call (203) 222-1424 x5.  

Month-long Spooktober tickets are also available online. 


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