Historical Society to host popular tour of Old St. Mary Cemetery

Tour-taker Alan Porcella takes a short breather during

The Gilroy Historical Society will host its most popular walking tour at 10 a.m. Nov. 3 of the Old St. Mary Cemetery on First Street.

This hidden gem contains the graves of John Gilroy and the founder of St. Mary Parish, Father Hudson.¬†Philanthropist Caroline O’Toole Murphy Dunne has a spectacular marble monument in the Irish Corner where many of Gilroy’s pioneer families rest.

The group will meet at 10 a.m. Nov. 3 at Serra Cottage, located at 7950 Church St. Wear sturdy shoes for uneven ground. Reservations are appreciated by calling the museum at (408) 846-0446.

Leave your comments