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Cemetery Tour and Talk

When: Sunday, Oct 11, 2 pm

Where: Cavendish Historical Society Museum, Main Street (rt 131) Cavendish.

Cost: Free

Description:  The Sunday of Columbus weekend, this year Oct. 11, is always the Cavendish Historical Society’s (CHS) Annual Cemetery Tour. This year CHS  will be doing something slightly different.

Starting in February, CHS has serialized Coming Into Cavendish: Memoirs of Philip Tiemann on their blog. Tiemann was born in New Jersey in 1900. He moved to Brook Road in Cavendish, VT from Chatham, New Jersey with his wife Isabel (Carr), and three children Wyeth, Ann and Joyce in 1933. Naming the property Windy Hill, Tiemann wrote of the family’s early years in Cavendish during the Depression through his service in WWII. The memoir was written in 1966, after his wife had died (1958) and just a few years before his own death in 1969. 

This year the cemetery tour will be to the Cavendish Center Rd cemetery where the Tiemanns are buried. Prior to the tour, there will be a talk at the CHS Museum about life in Cavendish during the Depression and WWII eras.

This program begins at 2 pm at the Museum on Sunday, Oct. 11, and is free and open to the public.

For more information: Call 802-226-7807 or e-mail

Earlier Event: October 10
Pig Roast
Later Event: October 12
Columbus Day