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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Spirits of Olde Park Ridge Cemetery Walk - The Park Ridge Historical Society

10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Town of Maine Cemetery
Dee Road and Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847.696.1973


The Park Ridge Historical Society announces its annual “Spirits of Old Park Ridge” cemetery walk to be held Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 10 am to 2 pm at Town of Maine Cemetery, Touhy Avenue and Dee Road.

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.

The Park Ridge Historical Society announces its annual "Spirits of Old Park Ridge" cemetery walk to be held Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 10 am to 2 pm at Town of Maine Cemetery, Touhy Avenue and Dee Road.

More than a dozen 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. The cast of "Spirits" for 2016 includes Charles Sherwin, Civil War soldier; Frank Eng, longtime owner of a Chinese restaurant in Park Ridge; Christian and Sophia Ehrhardt, early farmers; and Harriet Rand, the first teacher in Maine Township.
 
Tours will leave every 15-30 minutes from the Cemetery gatehouse, located just inside the main gate off of Touhy Avenue.
 
Parking is available along Rose Avenue to the east, or along the lanes in the Cemetery.
 
There is a suggested admission of $5.00 for adults. For more information visit www.pennyville.org. or call 847-696-1973
 
 

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