The third annual Cemetery Walk was a lesson in how cemeteries are a mirror of our societies. Here, the participants listen to information about an early resident who is interred in a section which contains the remains of residents who were involved in the Great World War and World War Two. (Tom Best photo)

The third annual Cemetery Walk was a lesson in how cemeteries are a mirror of our societies. Here, the participants listen to information about an early resident who is interred in a section which contains the remains of residents who were involved in the Great World War and World War Two. (Tom Best photo)

Smithers Cemetery Walk returns this weekend (Oct., 15-16)

This year’s walk will feature new stories about past Smithers residents

The annual Cemetery Walk, hosted by the Bulkley Valley Museum, returns for its eighth year this weekend.

This year, the walk will featuring new stories of past Smithers residents.

The walk will run both Saturday, Oct 15, and Sunday, Oct 16, at 11 a.m. each day. It is approximately 1.5 hours.

Meet at the Smithers Municipal Cemetery (1958 Dominion Street).

READ MORE: Tour of the cemetery tells tales of past residents

Admission is free, but donations in support of Museum events and activities are greatly appreciated.

The organizers remind participants to dress for the weather, and be prepared to walk over uneven or wet ground. Seating is not available.

Dogs are not allowed to enter the cemetery (cemetery rule) and must remain outside the gate.



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The 5th annual cemetery walk put on by the Bulkley Valley Museum brings out almost 50 people over the two days the tour was offered. (Marisca Bakker photo)

The 5th annual cemetery walk put on by the Bulkley Valley Museum brings out almost 50 people over the two days the tour was offered. (Marisca Bakker photo)

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