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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
Price
$30 Public
$10 Basic Members
Free for Deco Members and above
Meet
Meet: Main gate entrance at intersection of Clark St. & Irving Park Rd. 4001 N Clark St.

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:
  • Many tours sell out. To guarantee your space advance reservations are strongly recommended.
  • 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.
  • Street parking is available on Clark St. and Irving Park Rd. Parking is not permitted inside the cemetery except on Cubs game days.

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