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Get into the spirit of Halloween October 31st on the 4th Annual Historical Society Cemetery Tour lead by board member Patricia Funt Oxman. The tour leaves by van from the Townhouse at the Historical Society at 1pm and this year’s destination is the Sellecks Corners Cemetery, a very well kept and fascinating part of New Canaan’s history. Many of the genealogical roots of New Canaan and environs are represented at Sellecks Corners, including the Scotts of Scott’s Corners, the Cody family known for the Cody Drug Store, a Civil War Veteran, and of course the Sellecks for which the Cemetery was named. The tour will even include a look into the Sellecks Corners Chapel opened in 1851.
The tour returns to the Townhouse for seasonal refreshments and a short talk with local author Patricia Brooks, who has written a number of books on the final resting places of noteworthy people.
Tickets are $25 per person. The tour is October 31st from 1pm to 3:30 pm. The tour leaves from the Townhouse at the Historical Society.