Death, Disease and Bones: The Lincoln Park Walking Tour

Saturdays, October 18 & November 1
Wednesday, October 29
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. & Wednesday, 4:00 p.m.
Museum Members $22, Public $30   Buy tickets

Did you know that cemeteries and skeletons played a major role in the history of Chicago? Over the last 100 years, digging in almost any area of Lincoln Park, one of the city’s original burial grounds, has uncovered skeletons and remains from the graveyards that used to inhabit the neighborhood. Join historian Sally Sexton Kalmbach on a walking excursion and learn about its macabre history as a vast, windswept burial site.

Tour will meet at an off-site location in Lincoln Park. Location will be provided one week prior to tour via email to participants. Tour will run rain or shine. Group limited to 20; advance ticket purchase highly recommended.

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