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Sunset Cemetery Tour

  • Oakwood Cemetery 851 South Genesee Street Waukegan, IL, 60085 United States (map)

The Waukegan History Museum of the Waukegan Park District and the Waukegan Historical Society will give the free guided walking tour Sunset Cemetery Tour on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 6:00pm.  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.

We conlude celebrating the Day of the Dead with a sunset tour of Waukegan’s Oakwood Cemetery. Gravesites chosen for the tour will tell the story of Waukegan’s diverse population and rich history.

Pre-registration is required for the walking tour.  Registration is available online at, 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.