The annual Cemetery Walk will be held today, Sunday, Sept. 30, at 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Grayslake Cemetery Walk
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Friday, September 28, 2012
History will come alive at the Grayslake Historical Society's annual Cemetery Walk Sept. 30.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Join members of the Grayslake Historical Society on Sept. 30 for the annual Cemetery Walk.
History will again come alive on Sunday, Sept. 30, when the Grayslake Historical Society presents its annual Living History Tour of the Grayslake Cemetery, also known as the Cemetery Walk. The cemetery was founded on April 15, 1863, when Lawrence Forvor and his wife, Maria, donated the land on Lake Street just south of the present Route 120. The land was part of an 1843 land grant from President James K. Polk that was to be used for a cemetery and school. Programs will be held at 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. at the cemetery on Lake Street. Donations will be appreciated. Free parking is available adjacent south of the cemetery. The program, which was researched and written by a member of the Grayslake Historical Society, is sponsored by Strang …
Friday, September 30, 2011
The annual Cemetery Walk sponsored by the Grayslake Historical Society will be held Oct. 2.
In honor of the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, seven costumed reenactors on Sunday, Oct. 2 will talk about some of the 15 Grayslake area Civil War soldiers and their families during the Cemetery Walk in the Grayslake Cemetery on Lake Street near the intersection of Route 120. The Living History Tour, presented by the Grayslake Historical Society, will include a walk through the cemetery to hear some stories about the men who served, about their families and also a little history of the war. There will be two performances at 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. The Cemetery Walk continues to be an annual event hosted by the Grayslake Historical Society. Parking for the free program will be in the parking lot of the adjacent Westlake…