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Tales From The Crypt-Special Event

April 6, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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TALES FROM THE CRYPT, Mississippi School of Math and Science Nationally recognized. Featured in HBO’s documentary, Our Town, and in publications all over the country, including The Atlantic, National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, and the New York Times.

Immerse yourself in the experience of meeting the notable “residents” of Old Columbus. Stroll through the picturesque and historic Friendship Cemetery, stopping at grave sites as the “residents” greet you and tell the “tales” of the lives they led.



  • Visit a dramatic historical site
  • Guided tour
  • Discover the history of Columbus’ most notable residents; and
  • See history come to life with a program written, performed, and costumed by the students that researched these notable citizens of old Columbus.

Full Description

Lit by candlelight, as the moon rises, figures rise from the graves of those long past. Some call them ghosts. Some call them memories. All call them magical….

When the cemetery gates open, guests will be guided on a stroll through time. Stop at the gravesites as former residents of the “Sleeping Beauty of the South” awaken to share their “tales” during the time they lived, worked, and walked the streets of old Columbus. Laugh and cry along with them as they reminisce about their life’s ups and downs.


✓ Historically accurate customed interpretation
✓ Knowledgeable tour guides
x Handicap Accessible
x Transportation

Important information

Know before you go:

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes.
  • Uneven walkways
  • Parking
  • Event will take place rain or shine.


April 6, 2022
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Event Category:


$5 Adults
$3 Students
$0 Preschoolers

Dates & Times

7-10 pm
Arrive no later than 9 p.m.

Friday, April 1 & 8

Monday, April 4

Wednesday, April 6

Ticketing Info:

Use your phone or print your voucher
In Person
Preservation Pilgrimage Headquarters, 512 Main Street, Across from City Hall
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Last minute ticketing

In person at the event location or at the Preservation Pilgrimage Headquarters, 512 Main Street, across from City Hall

Covid-19 precautions

Special health and safety measures apply.

Event Duration

Duration 1 hour- Starting times 7-9 pm Arrive no later than 9 pm; no admission after 9 pm

Free Cancellation

Cancel up to 12 hours in advance to receive a full refund


Friendship Cemetery is the birthplace of Decoration Day (Memorial Day) and the inspiration
of the poem “The Blue and The Gray”
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Preservation Society of Columbus
(662) 368-2503