OTTUMWA-As part of the spring offerings from the Indian Hills Community College Continuing Education division, there will be a tour of the Ottumwa Cemetery this month. The walking tour of the cemetery with Mike Zahs will be held on Saturday, April 22, starting at 1:00 p.m. The tour will offer local and area residents an insight into the history of one of the city’s beautiful and historically-rich landmarks. It will last for approximately 90 minutes.
Topics covered during the tour will include the architecture, art, custom, history, tradition, cemetery mapping and grave marker symbolism of the cemetery.
Those interested must preregister and prepay for this class and space is limited. The cost is $25. Phone 641-683-5249 for more information and to register in advance.