Oak Hill Cemetery is hosting a twilight tour in October that is a tribute to WWI nurses.

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The Oak Hill Cemetery and Arboretum is hosting a twilight tour that's theme is a tribute to WWI nurses. The twilight tour will be held on Saturday October 19th at 5PM.  Tickets are $15 per person, this is a walking tour that will feature actors who will be dressed in time period appropriate clothing as well.

The tour will help benefit the Adopt an Ash program. The Adopt an Ash program will help the cemetery save 23 Ash Trees that are inside the cemetery from the Emerald Ash Borer (a beetle who feeds off these types of trees and lay their larvae under the bark, eventually it kills these otherwise healthy trees). Read more about the Adopt an Ash Program here.

Here's what Oak Hill Cemetery says about the event:

Oak Hill Cemetery Twilight Tour - Benefit for the Adopt an Ash Program attempting to save 23 Ash Trees within Oak Hill Cemetery from the Emerald Ash Borer.

The Twilight Tour will be held on Saturday, October 19th at 5:00pm. Tickets are $15.00 and can be ordered via Pay Pal at vchshistory.org or you can pay in person the night of the event. Sign in tables will be located at the Veterans Plaza just inside the main gate of the cemetery. This tour is the third of its kind in the 166 year existence of Oak Hill and will feature LIVE RE-ENACTORS. You can learn more about how you can help in the fight against Emerald Ash Borer in Evansville by visiting evansville.adoptanash.org.

For questions, please email VCHS Board Member and Cemetery Superintendent Chris Cooke at ccooke@evansville.in.gov.

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