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Cemetery Tour

Bohemian National Cemetery Walking Tour

Sunday, July 16 — Sunday, July 16

Bohemian National Cemetery was established by members of the city’s Czech community in 1877. Originally, they purchased 50 acres of land to establish their own burial grounds after a Czech Catholic woman was denied burial at other cemeteries in the area, reportedly, because she never made a final confession. Through the years the cemetery has sprawled to 126-acres and houses a rare glass-fronted columbarium specifically dedicated to Chicago Cubs fans and even includes a stained glass image of Wrigley Fields’ scoreboard. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2006, the cemetery also features ornate artisan-designed elements, magnificent mausoleums, and emblematic treestone grave markers.

Tours run approximately 2 hours.

$25, $20 members

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The Details

Sunday

July

16 th

1:00 p.m.

Event

Admission

$ 25

$20 Members

Event Location

Enter through the service drive at 5255 North Pulaski Road

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