Haunting in fall

Tour Denver's grande dame of graveyards for history and mystery

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Denver’s Fairmount Cemetery

Denver’s Fairmount Cemetery

James Boone

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You won't be alone this month if you visit Fairmount, Denver's burial ground for pioneer aristocracy: Fall is cemetery-touring season.

More than 100 curious visitors arrive on Saturday, October 29, for the annual Tombstone Tour of Fairmount Cemetery, a three-hour walking tour led by costumed guides. To prowl Fairmount alone (you brave soul), pick up a self-guided tour pamphlet. ―Carolyn Sutton

INFO: Fairmount Cemetery (tour booklets $5; 430 S. Quebec St.; www.fairmountcemetery.net or 303/399-0692); Colorado Historical Society Tombstone Tour (1-4 p.m. Oct 29; $25 members, $35 nonmembers; reservations required; www.coloradohistory.org or 303/866-4686)

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