You won’t want to miss the ‘Fever 1878’ tour

Join us for our “FEVER 1878†tour of the Town Square and Magnolia Cemetery hearing stories of the impact of the Yellow Fever epidemic. Tour includes a ride on the Double Decker Bus!

What: An afternoon walking tour of the Town Square and Magnolia Cemetery with a Double Decker Bus ride and complimentary cocktail / soft drink included.

When: May 10 and 11 at 5 p.m.

Price: $20 per person

Where: Collierville Town Square and Magnolia Cemetery • Begins at Morton Museum of Collierville History on Main Street and ends at Main Street Collierville on Center Street (Stamps Building).

Description:

Walk the streets of the Collierville Square hearing tales from the dreadful summer of 1878 when Yellow Fever struck, visiting period structures that still stand today, and discovering the people, commerce, tragedy, and triumph of the time.

Enjoy a round trip ride on Collierville’s Double Decker Bus to Magnolia Cemetery where you will learn about Magnolia’s fascinating history, see it’s beautiful collection of monuments and grave art, and hear stories of the Fever’s impact.

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This 90-minute tour ends at Main Street Collierville for a reception and complimentary cocktail / soft drink. $20 per person.

To ensure a pleasant tour experience, tickets are limited – secure your ticket today!

To pay by cash or check call 853-1666 or email director@mainstreetcollierville.org

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