Eighth Annual Cemetery Walk

The Warrenville Historical Society is happy to announce “Dead Men Talking – And Some Women – VIII,” which will be held on Sunday, October 18, 2015.  The outdoor 45 minute tours will start every 15 minutes beginning at 6:00p.m. with the last tour beginning at 7:30p.m.  Tours are given on a first come first serve basis.  For those not wishing to walk through the cemetery, a presentation by the interpreters will be given at 5:00p.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church.

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During this year’s event, leaders of Warrenville and the history of their families will be highlighted, including our community’s founder, Julius Warren; an early advocate for education, Seraph Warren Holmes; an early medical pioneer, Dr. Mary Breme; and Warrenville’s first mayor, Bill Stafford.

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Cemetery tours begin at the Warrenville Cemetery, located on the north side of Warrenville road between Curtis and Warren.  Luminaries will light the way to lantern-lit gravesites where costumed interpreters will tell the wonderful stories that brings Warrenville history back to life.  Tour admission is free but donations will be accepted and are appreciated.  All donations benefit the Warrenville Historical Society.  Parking is available at Trinity Lutheran Church located at the N/W corner of Curtis and Warrenville Rds. Refreshments will be served at Trinity Lutheran Church after the tours.

Thank you to this year’s sponsors: Chase Upholstery, Courtyard Banquets, Minuteman Press, NorthStar Credit Union and Voegtle’s Auto Service.

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