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Greenwood Cemetery

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1011 Auburn Street
Rockford, IL 61103 United States

Greenwood Cemetery is located at the corner of Auburn & Main Streets, Rockford, Illinois. It was established in 1845. Since Greenwood is still an active cemetery, it has many older monuments and newer ones interspersed. Greenwood Cemetery is the oldest and largest cemetery in Rockford.
Many of Rockford’s earliest influential leaders are buried in Greenwood Cemetery. There are nearly 25,000 burials in Greenwood and room for an additional 25,000 over 65 acres of land.

July 2020

Greenwood Cemetery Walking Tour

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Greenwood Cemetery, 1011 Auburn Street
Rockford, IL 61103 United States
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We will be following all Illinois recommended IDPH Guidelines for outdoor activities.  Tour is limited to 10 people and 6-foot social distancing between groups is required (or you’ll need to bring a mask.) Join Haunted Rockford as we tour one of the oldest cemeteries in Rockford where our founding families were laid to rest. Kathi Kresol will share the long-forgotten stories of people from Rockford’s past, both famous and infamous. This tour will include a little history and mystery.  Water and…

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