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Greenwood Cemetery

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1011 Auburn Street
Rockford, IL 61103 United States
http://greenwoodrockford.com/

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.

May 2020

Greenwood Cemetery Walk with the Rockford Historical Society

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Greenwood Cemetery, 1011 Auburn Street
Rockford, IL 61103 United States
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Haunted Rockford's own Kathi Kresol will be joining the Rockford Historical Society for this year's Cemetery Walk.  Each year the Society selects one of Rockford's major cemeteries for the Cemetery Walk. Volunteers select individuals interred in the cemetery, research the person's past, and interpret their findings for those who attend the "walk".  The interpreters are often dressed in costumes of the period associated with their subjects. They often bring related items to enhance their presentations given near the grave sites…

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Greenwood Cemetery by Lantern Tour

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Greenwood Cemetery, 1011 Auburn Street
Rockford, IL 61103 United States
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$20.00

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. This is a walking tour so please wear comfortable shoes. Water and bug spray will be provided.   The price of this event is $20.00 with advanced reservations and $25.00 at the event. …

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