The Montgomery County Historical Society will hold their second ride the Schuylkill River Trail Bike Tour Series on Sept. 21. The ride begins in Norristown and ends in Philadelphia and participants will tour two historic cemeteries where Civil War notables, including Generals Hancock and Meade, are buried.
There are two rides, a 14 mile, one-way ride from the Montgomery Cemetery in West Norriton to Laurel Hill Cemetery in East Falls. This ride includes a shuttle to bring riders and their bikes back to Montgomery Cemetery for $10 a person.
The Historic Society is also offering a 28 mile, round trip ride.
The fee for bicyclists is $35 if received by Sept. 5 and includes lunch, a free t-shirt, and a complimentary pre-ride bicycle safety check. Registration after Sept. 5 through Sept. 18 and the fee is $40. There will be no registrations the day of the event.
For non-bike-riders but want to join a participant for lunch and a tour of Laurel Hill Cemetery, there is a fee of $15.
Tours begin at 9 a.m. and the riders will depart at 10 a.m. Check-in opens at 8 a.m.
For bicyclists, helmets are required and bicycle trailers are not permitted.
For more details on the ride or to register, click here.