Tour Sunnyside Cemetery on Labor Day

Central Whidbey Island historian and pioneer descendant, Roger Sherman, will lead a guided tour of the historic Sunnyside Pioneer Cemetery at 11 a.m. on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3.

Central Whidbey Island historian and pioneer descendant, Roger Sherman, will lead a guided tour of the historic Sunnyside Pioneer Cemetery at 11 a.m. on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3.

While touring the cemetery, Sherman will focus on the early history of Whidbey Island, and will explain how various settlers and their families played their roles in the development of the Island.

Sunnyside Cemetery is located on the north ridge of Ebey’s Prairie, and offers a sweeping 180-degree view of Mount Baker and the Cascades, Port Townsend and Admiralty Inlet.

Passes to the Cemetery Heritage Tour  are $5 per person. All proceeds benefit the operation of the Island County Historical Museum. Passes may be purchased at the Island County Museum, 908 NW Alexander St., Coupeville, or at the  cemetery on the day of the event, based on availability. Advance purchase is highly recommended.

Call the museum at 360-678-3310 for passes or information. 

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