History, Mystery, Murder and Mayhem Tour
July 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
One event on August 15, 2018 at 5:30pm
One event on September 19, 2018 at 5:30pm
Tales of Dayton’s own bank robbers, counterfeiters and murderers are told in this tour. Who confessed on their deathbed of murdering pretty 18 year old Christine Kett? Did Rose Shafor really dress up as a man to help her lover commit a crime? Who killed Julius Kruse? And was the “Cincinnati Ripper” living in Dayton? These stories and more are told while walking through the cemetery. Please note that some stories told are the actual accounts of murders that took place in Dayton. Graphic details are given and may not be appropriate for all audiences.
Additionally, this tour may be deemed strenuous by some and is not recommended for small children, the elderly or persons who may have trouble walking off road through hilly and uneven, grassy areas.
Tour will depart promptly at 5:30 p.m. from the fountain located at the main entrance on Woodland Avenue.
Reservations are a must for this tour. To make your reservation or for more information, please call 937-228-3221.
This event is free and open to the public however donations to the Woodland Arboretum Foundation are always accepted.