Virtual tours with Roxie from the comfort of your favorite easy chair. Explore cemeteries and historic locations throughout New England.
Every location has been well researched, documented and features video, still photos and additional information from newspaper archives will be provided whenever possible. No need to worry about the weather, or sitting in traffic, touring couldn’t be easier! Affordably priced at $15 per household.
Each virtual tour is presented through Zoom classroom for easy access. Tours are narrated live and sessions allow for questions and interaction. Many sessions offer handouts for further study and will be emailed after the virtual tour. Each tour runs an hour and a half to two hours long and is presented as if we are walking around each location. *Please note that segments of the tour have been captured in advance to allow for closer exploration of the locations covered.
Please carefully review the tour and date you are booking as there are several different virtual tours available.
Star Island – the Isles of Shoals, NH
Join us on Zoom for a Virtual Tour and island adventure out to Star Island, just off the coast of New Hampshire – Discover the ghost stories and long told legends along with the fascinating history of this beautiful place. There have been tales of pirates, murder most foul and treasure out on the islands for hundreds of years. The islands were first charted in the 1590s and the history is beyond intriguing. From stunning sunsets to a breathtaking sunrise, what might one find on the Isles of Shoals! Guests will receive a souvenir, recording of the tour and a handout covering the locations and additional resources for further study. Two Hours. Monday, July 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm.
This session is offered via Zoom classroom. $15 per household. Includes handout and souvenir.
Gravestone Symbolism and Virtual Tour
Every gravestone tells a story; from the stones themselves to the intricate details of the carvings. In this workshop discover the history, intriguing lore, and symbolism of New England gravestones. Explore Colonial and Victorian burial customs and beliefs. Take a virtual tour of storied gravestones and amazing carvings in this session. With the information provided in this workshop, you’ll find your cemetery explorations will be more rewarding, educational and exciting.
This session is offered via Zoom classroom and worksheets will be emailed to participants. Monday, May 10, 2021 at 7 PM.