You are here

Nature's Choicest Spot: Forest Home Cemetery

Date: 
October 18, 2018 - 7:30pm
Location: 
Oak Park River Forest Museum
129 Lake St
Oak Park, IL 60302
United States
Description: 

Many people look forward to our annual walking tour of Forest Home Cemetery. This year, we will be offering a special chance to learn more about the history and traditions of this beautiful resting ground the week before the tour. Join us on Thursday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. at OPRF Museum for an illustrated lecture on Nature’s Choicest Spot: Forest Home Cemetery 
 
Paula Fenza, who has performed in our annual October walking tours of Forest Home Cemetery for years, will offer insight into the rich history of Forest Home Cemetery and some of the unique groups who have chosen this spot as the final resting place for their members.  Last year at the walking tour, she performed as a Roma woman who explained some of the many traditions practiced by that group, sometimes called gypsies.