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Fulton Street Graveyard 5K Running or Walking Tour

(Offered all year, but most enjoyable in October – day or night)

175+ years ago, in 1838, the new village of Grand Rapids opened their first public graveyard – just 12 years after the arrival of Louis Campau, the first non-Native American to settle along the Grand River at the rapids Situated at the eastern boundary of the village – it was purposely located well away from the center of settlement. As the first and the oldest graveyard in Grand Rapids history, these humble monuments and graves commemorate fascinating lives of first generation G-Rap colonists. Aren’t you just dying to know WHO? Enjoy a dramatic narrative while we wander through this quiet place of remembrance. Hop aboard the time machine… and see where original pioneer settlers of Grand Rapids lay in rest.

Fulton Street Graveyard 5K Running or Walking Tour
  • Times:  BY APPOINTMENT
  • June 16, 2017
  • All tours start/end downtown JW Marriott Lobby, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • $20 per person
  • Recurring daily