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Summer is flying by and it’s a good time to schedule some cemetery visits before the winter snows arrive. There are always lots of special events at the local cemeteries come Halloween season, but you don’t have to wait til then to get a tour of several of the area’s most beautiful and historic cemeteries.
The Chicago History Museum is offering a tour of Graceland Cemetery later this month.
The Chicago Architecture Foundation has scheduled tours of Calvary, Rosehill, Lake Forest, Oak Woods and Graceland.
And virtual tours of Graceland, Bohemian National, Holy Sepulchre,and Concordia cemeteries are available for those remaining summer days when it’s too hot to venture out. To find more virtual tours, check the website for the cemetery you’re interested in.