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Tour Richland's oldest and most historic cemetery

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RICHLAND, Wash.-  This weekend you have the rare opportunity to meet a World War I pilot, Kennewick's first female doctor, and an Ainsworth railroad worker.

The CREHST museum is putting on it's 6th annual "Tombstone Tales" in the oldest and most historic cemetery in Richland.

Some of the Tri-Cities first settlers are buried in Resthaven Cemetery and many have interesting stories.

Including one man who was featured in a "Ripley's Believe It or Not" cartoon after accidentally burning down a church.

"His name was Goldie Clark he was a known horse thief and moon shiner in this area, and this was during the time of prohibition. So this was someone who was very shady," says Stacia Gunderson

Tours begin this Friday night at 6:30 and tickets only cost $6 if purchased in advance. Call 943-9000 for more information.