Walk Back In Time at cemetery to spotlight 1918 pandemic

 

Last updated 7/18/2021 at 6:18pm

Brian Soergel

Edmonds Memorial Cemetery

After pausing last year's annual event due to COVID-19, the Edmonds Memorial Cemetery Board is resuming the free Walk Back in Time event at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 22.

This public event will take a look at how the pandemic of 1918 impacted the small community of Edmonds as told through the lives of five residents buried in the historic cemetery: a mill worker, a newlywed, a farmer, a mother of six, and a Freemason.

Guests can find out more about how the backdrop of WWI set the stage for this tragic event, which caused the loss of at least 50 million people across the globe, and how the resid...



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