The Friends of Bohemian National Cemetery will be hosting a walking tour on September 24, 2011. Cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Pre-registration is not required, just show up at the Gatehouse for the 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. tour.
The Tour of the Tombstones will be led by Albert Walavich.
Hear the story of BNC’s founding and why it is one of only two Chicago cemeteries on the National Register of Historic Places. Learn about our impressive war monuments and beautiful artistic buildings. Discover the history of changes in monument artistry and monument materials. Be amazed at the variety of artistic angels, tree trunks and “littering lady” monuments.
For more information visit the Friends of Bohemian National Cemetery website.
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