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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Cemetery Walking Tour returns! - Town of Maine Cemetery

10:00 AM - 01:30 PM

LOCATION: Town of Maine Cemetery
entrance ON Touhy just east of Dee Road
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-696-1973


It's backkkk...the always popular Cemetery tour hosted by the Park Ridge Historical Society and the History Center. Listen to actors tell you about the lives of Civil War soldiers, founding fathers, mayors and other famous or interesting people who lived in Park Ridge. For all ages. Donations at the gate. LAST TOUR BEGINS AT 1:30PM.

 It's backkkk...the always popular "Spirits of Old Park Ridge" cemetery walk/tour returns Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 10:00 am to 1:30pm at Town of Maine Cemetery, Touhy Avenue and Dee Road.

LAST TOUR BEGINS AT 1:30 PM. 

Community members of all ages are invited to learn more about the life and times of the men and women who helped shape the development of Park Ridge, including early settlers, former mayors and businessmen, soldiers, teachers and even a professional baseball player. Local actors will portray the "Spirits", bringing to life their individual stories and contributions to Park Ridge history. Tour guides will accompany the groups to the various gravesites, providing additional history and anecdotes about some of the residents now laid to rest in this historical cemetery.

Tours will leave every 15-30 minutes from the Cemetery gatehouse, located just inside the main gate off of Touhy Avenue, just east of Dee Road.

Parking is available along Rose Avenue to the east, or along the lanes in the Cemetery.

Donations at the gate. 

For more information visit www.pennyville.org. or call the Park Ridge Historical Society at 847-696-1973

 

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