State Hospital Cemetery Tour Sept. 27 [UPDATED]Published 9:07am Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Updated 11:09am Wednesday, September 25, 2013
The Otter Tail County Historical Society will conduct a tour of the Fergus Falls State Hospital Cemetery at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27.
The hospital cemetery elicits mixed emotions, it is serene, picturesque and sad. From the first burial in August 1890 to the last in 1968, more than 3,200 people were laid to rest there.
Park in the back lot of the Fergus Falls Veterans Home at 1821 North Park Street. The tour will then proceed to the cemetery. Moderate walking is involved so please wear comfortable shoes. Admission is $6.