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REGISTRATION FULL // 10am IN PERSON EVENT: Hillside Cemetery Tour with Bill Briska on May 1

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT

WE ARE AT CAPACITY FOR THIS EVENT! We will record this tour and upload it to our YouTube channel about a week after the tour. Sign up for our mailing list at the bottom of any page of our website to be notified.

Tucked into the Elgin Sports Complex is the burying ground for the old Elgin State Hospital. It is the final resting place for 974 individuals for whom other burial arrangements could not be made. Tour the cemetery with historian Bill Briska to discover this little-known site and some stories it has to tell.

This event is FREE, donations accepted.


May 1
10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT