Annual Special Event
Cemetery Tour
Quincy, Illinois

October, 2019


Location: Woodland Cemetery, 1020 South 5th Street, Quincy, IL

     Saturday, October 6, 2018
     Saturday, October 13, 2018
     Saturday, October 20, 2018
     Saturday, October 27, 2018
     Tuesday, October 31, 2018


Saturday, October 6: “Murder Most Foul: the Pfanschimdt Slayings” – 5:30 pm, 6:30pm, and 7:30 pm
Saturday, October 13: “Reaching into the Past” – 5:30 pm, 6:30 pm, and 7:30 pm
Saturday, October 20: “Walking with the Dead” – every half hour starting at 5:30 pm until 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 27: “Walking with the Dead” – every half hour starting at 5:30 pm until 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 31: “Halloween Ghost Tour” – 6:30 pm and 7:30 pm

Description: A guided one hour walking tour through Woodland Cemetery passing approximately 20 grave sites, with reenactors portraying the deceased at several stops. Grave sites included are those of early settlers, prominent citizens, and civil war soldiers as well as that of John Wood, Quincy founder, Illinois' 12th governor, and donor of the 40 acre cemetery located along the Mississippi River.

Admission, reduced rate for Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County members

For information call 217-222-1835

Directions and Map:

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