Forest Home Cemetery Walking Tour

$27

per person
Take part in a historical walking tour through this hidden gem called Forest Home Cemetery. The cemetery is over 100 years old and is the best-kept secret in Illinois. You'll be amazed about all the history you can find in this historic, rural cemetery!
Duration:  1hr 45mins - 2hrs 15mins
Cancellation:  No refunds for cancelled bookings
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Highlights

  • Learn all about the Roma Gypsys, Empty Mausoleums, local Socialists, and Anarchists that were responsible for forming the Unions of today
  • Transport back in time to discover interesting facts about the Haymarket Bombing, the Odd Fellows, Masons, Eastern Star, Druids, and much, much more
  • Take in the heritage and local history of the area from our knowledgable tour guides

What's Included

  • Guided Walking Tour of Forest Home Cemetery

Additional Information

  • We follow current Illinois and CDC Guidelines for the Pandemic
  • Please wear closed toe walking shoes
  • Bring water as we will be walking around
  • Bring a camera for pictures

Rules

  • No pets or alcohol allowed by Illinois Laws

Cancellation policy

  • We will refund if we cancel the tour for not meeting the minimum tour capacity or inclement weather

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Delane
Jul 6, 2021
We had a wonderful time in the tour. I learned a lot about the symbols on headstones.

Location

Meeting location:  863 Des Plaines Ave

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