Take a 'Walk Through History' at Yates County History Center cemetery tour

Yates County History Center

2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 at Benton Rural Cemetery on Havens Corners Road in Benton

BENTON — The Yates County History Center's annual Walk Through History cemetery tour is slated to take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 at Benton Rural Cemetery on Havens Corners Road in Benton, with a rain date of Saturday, Aug. 20.

George and Fannie Crozier, of Benton Center. Their son, Frank, who will be portrayed at the "Walk Through History" cemetery tour, always believed his father was innocent of murdering his mother, though George was convicted and imprisoned for poisoning Fannie.

You can learn about what life was like in the early days of Yates County from some of the people who were there, including memories from our pioneers and tales of murder and betrayal. See and hear them share their stories and talk about a few of the moments that shaped our local history.

A historic image of Benton Center at the four corners near the Benton Rural Cemetery.

Admission costs $10 per person or $20 per family. For more information, contact the History Center at 315-536-7318 or www.ycghs@yatespast.org. You can follow the History Center on Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr.