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Green Lawn Cemetery Historical Bike Tour

May 17, 2020 2:00 pm @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

NOTE: This tour is largely outside and can be conducted safely with adequate social distancing and safety precautions throughout. Please feel free to bring a face mask if you desire.

Outdoor Pursuits has partnered with the Green Lawn Cemetery Association to offer guided tours of Green Lawn Cemetery. The bike tour is narrated by naturalist and historian Randy Rogers. It’s a great way for the casual cyclist to learn about the rich history contained in this large, iconic cemetery.

The tour will begin and end in front of the Green Lawn Abbey, just a short distance away from the cemetery.

Green Lawn Cemetery is one of the oldest and largest cemeteries in Ohio. The cemetery represents a vast treasure, encompassing more than 200 years of history and is the resting place of many prominent Columbus residents. The tour will stop at several locations for informative talks about notable graves, monuments, family mausoleums, and the Huntington Chapel, to name a few. The cemetery is also home to 150 species of trees and several state champion trees, as well as a recognized bird sanctuary.

Columbus Outdoor Pursuits can provide easy-to-ride cruiser style bikes and helmets, or you may bring your own bike and helmet (please indicate on the registration). Please allow about 2 hours for the entire tour. Free parking at Green Lawn Abbey, 700 Greenlawn Avenue — the start and end point of the tour. If weather conditions do not permit a safe trip, we will reschedule or provide you with a full refund.

A portion of your registration fee is donated to the Green Lawn Cemetery Association.

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May 17, 2020 2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Greenlawn Cemetery
1000 Greenlawn Ave
Columbus, OH 43223 United States
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