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As we explore a venerable section of Graceland Cemetery, we’ll discuss the meanings of and changes to gravestone symbols and shapes, from Victorian times to the present day.

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Gate at the intersection of Greenwood Ave. at Clark St. Note: The main gate at Clark and Irving Park is closed due to construction. Parking is not allowed inside the cemetery.

This tour will introduce a variety of obelisks and mausoleums, as well as distinctive memorials for a fallen fireman, a blind man and a little girl, as well as those of several famous Chicagoans. We’ll also encounter ledger and cradle grave markers and other noteworthy resting places.

Notes:
  • Advance reservations required.
  • Your safety is our priority. The itinerary of this tour may be altered in accordance with health and safety policies and considerations.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.
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