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Tales of the Tombstones Cemetery Walk

Guided walking tour of Forest Home Cemetery including live performances.
Date: 
October 16, 2022 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Forest Home Cemetery
863 Desplaines
Between Roosevelt Road and I-290
Forest Park, IL 60130
United States
Description: 

Join us for The Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest's 31st Annual "Tale of the Tombstones" Cemetery Walk. Check back soon for more information about this year's theme.

Tours will depart from the cemetery's main gate in 10-minute intervals between 12 and 1:30 p.m., and the tour will last approximately 1.5 hours. 

Tickets are $20 or $15 for members. Tickets will be available on our website later this month, so check back soon. Members, please contact the museum by phone or email oprfhistorymatters@sbcglobal.net to purchase tickets at your discounted price. Advanced registration is required, and those who have not registered in advance may be turned away.

This event is subject to changes in public health guidelines and in weather. We will update information here if we need to modify the event.

Even if you cannot attend this year's walk, you can purchase a copy of the Historical Society's book, "Nature's Choicest Spot," highlighting the history and many of the famous folks laid to rest at Forest Home Cemetery.