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Chicago: Rosehill Cemetery Walk October 2017

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Rosehill Cemetery

5800 N Ravenswood

Chicago, IL 60659

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One of the oldest "garden cemeteries" in town, Rosehill is full of heroes, villians, and some lesser-known eccentrics, with some of the city's most captivating artwork. Author and Historian Adam Selzer leads a fascinating, often hilarious stroll through history. Sneer at the grave of a notable racist, tip your hat to the man who thwarted a Civil War insurrection, admire a statue that was once in Lincoln Park, puzzle over the mystery of a supposed Revolutionary War soldier, and allow yourself a chuckle at the guy whose name is "Bangs" and whose gravestone features a train going into a tunnel. Every tour is a bit different - there's always more to discover, and Adam just can't leave those curiosity doors locked!

Adam Selzer hosts the Mysterious Chicago podcast and blog, and is the author of several books, including Flickering Empire: How Chicago Invented the US Film Industry, Ghosts of Chicago, Myserious Chicago: HIstory at its Coolest, and a just released book called H.H. Holmes: The True Story of the White City Devil. He has been a tour guide for over a decade.

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The event will run rain or shine.

Is there an age limit for the tour? Nope, this tour is family friendly but parents have to keep an eye on their kids.

Where do we meet? Meet in the parking area behind the gates of of main entrance on 5800 N Ravenwoods. A short talk will be given at the start, but the majority of the event will be a walking tour on the roads around the cemetery.

Parking? Lot or street parking is available

Is this ADA accessible? Yes, but the event is mostly a walking tour. Payment will be available, but we might also be walking off the path in the grass.

Is my ticket refundable? No, sorry kids, no money back on this purchase but you can transfer it by following this handy Eventbrite tutorial.

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Rosehill Cemetery

5800 N Ravenswood

Chicago, IL 60659

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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