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September 25, 2021
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Shuttles from Lilac Cottage

1917 N. Sheridan Road
Waukegan, IL 60087
$10/advance, $20/day of event
oakwood cemetery walk
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26th Annual Oakwood Cemetery Walk - Stories of the Waukegan Carnegie Library

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Experience many stories relating to the Historic Waukegan Carnegie Library including the story of its construction, the early years prior to the library, as well as the years while it was open. The Oakwood Cemetery Walk is an annual “living history” event showcasing the rich history of Waukegan using costumed actors to portray local historic figures with connections to the cemetery and Waukegan. Advance tickets can be purchased at the Jack Benny Center for the Arts located at 39 Jack Benny Drive in Bowen Park, the Belvidere Rec Center at 412 S. Lewis Avenue in Rose Park, the Field House at 800 Baldwin Avenue in Hinkston Park and online. Tours: Each tour will run approximately 1.5 hours and will include walking on uneven ground. The last tour will start at 2:45pm. The Cemetery Walk is held rain or shine.