Founded over 175 years ago, Rosedale Cemetery marked the beginning of a new movement in how America took care of its deceased. We’ll venture into the new section for this guided tour, discussing grave imagery as well as the people who are buried there. Led by Executive Director Jane Eliasof and Museum Educator Angelica Diggs. Admission is $10/person, registration required. Tour begins at the Rosedale Chapel for a brief introduction at 408 Orange Road, Montclair, NJ. Carpooling is suggested due to limited parking on site and driving to distant parts of the cemetery. Tour is from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, about 1 mile of walking. Register online.
Food and History Tour of Upper Montclair: Saturday, June 15 at 2 pm
Our Walk. Talk. Taste Montclair History moves to the Upper Montclair’s Business District. We’ll chat about the history of this unique community and sample foods from 6 restaurants. $45/person, $40 for members. This tour is led by Angelica Diggs, Museum Educator. Register here. Are you a member of the Montclair History Center? If so, please type and select your name in the “Constituent” field on the registration page for a member discount.
Erwin Park Neighborhood: Saturday, June 22 at 10 am
Wander through this beautiful turn-of-the-century commuter suburb with Mike Farrelly, member of the MHC Board of Trustees and Town Historian. You’re guaranteed to learn a lot about this history of this beautiful town. $10/person. Register here.