Historic Fairview Cemetery was founded in 1881. There are approximately 12,000 people buried on 17.5 acres. You are invited to walk the cemetery with Gail Rubin and learn how the people buried here reflect the history of Albuquerque, New Mexico and the United States. Among the well-known New Mexico family names on the tour are Dietz, Galles, Hubbell, Huning, Menaul, Rodey, Ross, and Simms. Note: Wear sturdy shoes and sun protection. A water bottle is advised. Limited enrollment.
Gail Rubin, Certified Thanatologist and The Doyenne of Death®, is also president of the nonprofit organization that manages Historic Fairview Cemetery. She is an award-winning author and speaker.