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Phoenix Flies: Westview Cemetery Guided Tour
March 19, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Preserving the past and serving the future since 1884, Westview Cemetery’s self-guided, small-group and bicycle tours offer ample opportunities to explore the final resting place of many important Atlantans, as well as visit sites such as the Battle of Ezra Church and the beautiful Mausoleum and Abbey Chapel.
Daily, Thursday, March 19 – Saturday, March 21, 2015
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Reservation required: www.westviewcemetery.com
This event is appropriate for young preservationists over 10 years of age.
Area of City: Southwest of Downtown
1680 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW, Atlanta GA 30310
Westview Cemetery is one of the largest non-profit cemeteries in the United States and the largest in the Southeast. Since 1884, Westview Cemetery has been proud to serve Atlanta and surrounding communities with dignity, beauty and heritage, while endeavoring to provide services that are within economic reach of all who seek them.
About Phoenix Flies
The Phoenix Flies: A Celebration of Atlanta’s Historic Sites is returning for a 12th year! Atlanta’s historic built environment of buildings, landscapes and neighborhoods is an integral part of the City’s culture and economy. The Phoenix Flies Celebration provides an opportunity to learn about, celebrate and strengthen these assets to the benefit of all.
The Atlanta Preservation Center is the City’s private non-profit preservation organization. It was founded in 1979 to promote the preservation of Atlanta’s architecturally, historically and culturally significant buildings, neighborhoods and landscapes through education and advocacy.