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Geary Street Cemetery Tour

DATE: October 23rd & 24th, 2020

The Guided tour features historical stories and re-enactments, examining urban legends about ancestral burial ground of over 100 Mi’kmaq people after the Halifax explosion with two Mi’kmaq chiefs; the story of Napoleon Bonaparte's third cousin, Catherine Thompson, and the inquest that led to her body being exhumed and the resulting trial held in the old town of Dartmouth; and the story of the Dunn Family Vault.

The cemetery tour brings history to life with actors Quincy Russell, Kristi Anderson, Latanajah Brooks, Teena Brooks, and Enze Yang, written and directed by Tara Taylor.

DaPoPo has collaborated with Alderney Landing for over a decade on projects including The Pirate Show; The Mother Goose Show: Happy Birthday, Princess Plum!; Dinner Theatre shows All I Want for Christmas Is You, A Very Cratchit Christmas, and The Heist Before Christmas; The Hungry Ghost; the Christkindl Market; and the Geary Street Cemetery Tour.

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