The Waukegan History Museum of the Waukegan Park District and the Waukegan Historical Society will give the free guided walking tour Remembering Our Veterans on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 10:00am. This free guided walking tour is appropriate for families and children and starts at the City of Waukegan’s Oakwood Cemetery, located on S. Genesee Street and 9th Street.
Veterans dating back to the War of 1812 are laid to rest at Waukegan’s Oakwood Cemetery. On this guided tour, participants will visit the graves of numerous soldiers and hear their heroic stories.
Pre-registration is required for the walking tour. Registration is available online at www.waukeganparks.org, or in person at the Jack Benny Center for the Arts-39 Jack Benny Drive in Bowen Park, the Belvidere Recreation Center-412 S. Lewis Avenue in Belvidere Park, and the Field House Sports, Fitness and Aquatics Center at Hinkston Park-800 Baldwin Avenue.
The tour will take place on uneven ground. Tour may be cancelled if there is rain or other inclement weather.