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Photo taken by our president Janet Alexander for this purpose. This is a photo of Eastern Cemetery with our Spirits Alive logo in the upper right corner.

Walking Tours

These tours are led by trained volunteers who cover the cemetery’s history, prominent historical figures, and early gravestone art.

Events > Walking Tours
Eastern Cemetery
224 Congress Street
Portland, Maine 04101 United States
About the Event
Presented by
Spirits Alive
Saturday, May 28 – Sunday, October 16
  • Please buy tickets ahead of time! Reserve your tour on Eventbrite if possible. If not, please have exact change unless you’d like to donate the extra to cemetery conservation work.
  • Tours leave from the Congress Street gate.
  • Tickets are $10, students and seniors (62+) $5, children under 12 are free.
  • Tours last up to 1 hour.
  • Wear appropriate layers and sun protection — the wind is always a bit stronger on the hill! The terrain is uneven, and there is very little shade.
  • Proceeds go to Spirits Alive to maintain the landscape and conserve Eastern Cemetery’s stones.