Atlas Obscura Society Chicago: Rosehill Cemetery Walk, Chicago, Sunday, 24. March 2019

Take a stroll through history in Chicago's largest cemetery with author and historian Adam Selzer. One of the oldest "garden cemeteries" in town, Rosehill, is full of heroes, villains, and some lesser-known eccentrics, with some of the city's most captivating artwork.
Join us for a fascinating (and 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 haunting 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!
ADDITIONAL DETAILS

The event will run rain, shine, or snow.
Meet Field Agent Adam Selzer inside the cemetery entrance at 5800 N. Ravenswood, at the corner of Rosehill and Ravenswood. He'll be just inside the stone gates, checking people in. 
A short talk will be given at the start, but the majority of the event will be a walking tour in the eastern portion of the cemetery.
The tour covers approximately one mile.
This tour is family-friendly but parents are advised that they must keep an eye on their kids.
The event has limited ADA access. Much of the tour is on pavement, but it does veer off the beaten path and through the grass. 
Wear your walking shoes and bring your cameras!
Lot or street parking is available. The closest public transit is the #22 Clark bus, which will drop you a few blocks away from the cemetery entrance.
This ticket is non-refundable, but you can transfer it by following this handy Eventbrite tutorial.

QUESTIONS?
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Advance ticket sales only. All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.

Sunday, 24. March 2019, Chicago, Atlas Obscura Society Chicago: Rosehill Cemetery Walk

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