Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time: 11 am
Location: Graceland Cemetery, 4001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60613
One of the best sources for a community’s history can be found in the local cemetery, and Chicago is no exception. In fact, it contains some of the most historic in the country, the foremost of which is Graceland Cemetery.
Join Joe Collier, Business Reference Librarian at Mount Prospect Public Library, Jake Coolidge, Cartographer and Designer, and Anne Shaughnessy, Genealogy Librarian at Mount Prospect Public Library on a tour of this historic Chicago landmark. Learn how to utilize your own local cemetery for genealogy research and learn more about the rich history of Chicago and its architects. A new map of Graceland created by Jake and Joe will be provided as an example.
Cost: FREE Sponsored by H.W. Wilson, Gale Cengage Learning and TBS