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Tale of the Tombstones

Guided walking tour of Forest Home Cemetery including live performances.
Date: 
October 21, 2018 - 1:00pm
Location: 
Forest Home Cemetery walking tour
863 Desplaines
Between Roosevelt Road and I-290
Forest Park, IL 60130
United States
Description: 

The annual Tale of the Tombstones walking tour gives visitors insight into the many fascinating folks buried in Forest Home Cemetery, the most historic burial ground serving Chicago's west side and the western suburbs.  Actors bring to life a wide range of people who chose Forest Home as their last resting place including labor leaders, community builders and regular folks. 

This 27th annual tour kicks off at 1 p.m. and lasts about two hours.   Visitors are broken into smaller guided groups as they arrive and groups are sent out one-by-one until 2 p.m.

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