Echoes of Yesteryear: A Walk through Oak Ridge Cemetery | Springfield, Illinois | Visit Springfield

October 1, 2023
Noon - 4 pm

Oak Ridge Cemetery
1441 Monument Ave. Springfield, IL 62703

Donations Accepted



“Echoes of Yesteryear: A Walk through Oak Ridge Cemetery” will be held from noon - 4 p.m. Sunday, October 1. (The last tour begins at 3:15 p.m.). The free walking tour is sponsored by the Sangamon County Historical Society in cooperation with Oak Ridge Cemetery, 1441 Monument Avenue, Springfield. Seven actors dressed in period costumes will tell the personal stories of individuals who made significant contributions to our community. Maps will be provided for the ½ mile tour. Allow about two hours. The event is free and open to the public, however donations are suggested.  Parking is available. Refreshments will be available for purchase.


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