Genealogists Look at Cedar Falls’ Past Through Cemetery Walks (Iowa, USA)

Posted by admin on May 18, 2012

As education coordinator for the Cedar Falls Historical Society, Rita Congdon wears many hats — teacher, tour guide, researcher. On Tuesday, Congdon and her husband, Richard, donned a few more as they conducted a cemetery walk for the North East Iowa Genealogical Society at Fairview Cemetery.

About 20 participants listened to the Congdons take on the roles of departed Cedar Falls notables, switching hats as they switched characters. Rita Congdon has been doing the walks for the historical society for four years utilizing both Fairview and Greenwood cemeteries.

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