Bluff City Cemetery Walk
September 22, 2019
Not only will the iconic Bluff City Cemetery Walk in Elgin enlight you on the history of some of Elgin's residents, but it is also an opportunity for you to explore the cemetery's architecture. Cemeteries have long been spaces of innovation and reinvention in art, architecture, and design. In the 19th century, some of the most visionary resting places for human souls were designed in this decade alone. - “open-air museums,” a treasure trove of art, architecture, and design from the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the eclectic array of styles—including Byzantine, neoclassical, Art Nouveau, modernist, postmodern and works of Italian Modernism. Costumed tour guides will lead visitors to meet amazing characters while also revealing the history of the cemetery along the way.
Please visit the Elgin History Museum website or call the museum at 847-742-4248 for updated ticket information starting in early August.
The Bluff City Cemetery walk is a program of the Elgin History Museum. The Elgin Area Chamber, Elgin Development Group, or it's committees has no involvement or responsibility for this event.