• Historic Darien Cemetery Walk

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    Name: Historic Darien Cemetery Walk
    Date: September 21, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    Select gravesites of area residents from past generations will be visited. Docents in period dress will give first person narratives about the life and contributions of these early settlers including insight into local history. To acknowledge the nine Civil War veterans buried in the cemetery, there will be a Civil War re-enactment and memorabilia from that conflict on display. A bake sale will also be held. St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery was established in 1859 on three acres of prairie. The cemetery still contains original, untilled land and is a registered Illinois Natural Heritage Landmark.
    Location:
    St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery 67th Street & Clarendon Hills Road Darien, IL 60561
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, September 21, 2019 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    St. John Lutheran Church 630-969-7987
    Fees/Admission:
    Free
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