Civil War Walk at Hilldale Cemetery
is set for today
Join local historians Joe Bella and Thomas Spitalere for a free historical walk through Hilldale Cemetery as part of this weekend’s Trails & Sails events. The walk is today from 3 to 4 p.m. and will commemorate Haverhill’s Civil War history, focusing on the Civil War veterans buried in the cemetery and their stories. Please wear comfortable shoes, dress for the weather and bring cameras if you wish. For more information call Thomas Spitalere at 978-376-2807.
Bella Buildings Walk is Sunday at 5:45 p.m.
Join local Historian Thomas Spitalere for a stroll down memory lane when he leads a Bella Buildings Sunset Walk on Sunday, part of this weekend’s Essex National Heritage Trails & Sails events.
The tour begins at 5:45 p.m. at the Sons of Italy, 124 Washington St. with a discussion of local Italian history.
The walk will allow you to explore areas that made up the Italian district, including River Street, Washington Street and the lower part of the Mount Washington area. Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather. If it rains, the event will move indoors for a lecture about Italian heritage.
For more information contact Tom Spitalere at 978-376-2807. Visit Trails & Sails at essexheritage.org.