The Friends of Oakwood Cemetery is a volunteer organization with a mission to preserve, protect and promote Oakwood Cemetery, a historic cemetery in Macomb, Illinois.
The Friends of Oakwood Cemetery
Tour of Macomb's Oakwood Cemetery
Tour Guide: Dr. John Hallwas and Gary Rhoads
Take a tour of Macomb's lovely Oakwood Cemetery with historian John Hallwas and sexton Gary Rhoads. Used for over 160 years as a place for remembrance and meaningful inner experience, the cemetery is also one of the most complex historic sites in the county, evoking fascinating stories, related to every era of local history. Highlighted on the tour will be the 100-year-old mausoleum, Oakwood Abbey.
Tour is co-organized by Friends of Oakwood Cemetery, McDonough County Genealogical Society, Western Illinois Museum and the City of Macomb.
This tour will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 9:30 to 10:30 am.
The tour will meet at Oakwood Cemetry. Suggested $5 donation.