Public Driving Tour: “SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET, Part II”

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Public Driving Tour: “SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET, Part II”

October 29, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for our popular public driving tour, “SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET, Part II” – Sensational headlines from the past!

✵ WHAT: Public driving tour, participants follow along in their own cars.

✵ WHEN: Sunday afternoon, October 29, 2017, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. ET. (Please arrive 10-15 minutes early.)

✵ DESCRIPTION: More skeletons! On this driving tour we’ll learn about the more sensational stories in the Indianapolis news from the 1860s to the 1970s: the Cold Spring Murders, the Bowen-Merrill Fire, dirty politics in the 1920s and 1970s, bank robber John Dillinger, the rising executive slain by his mistress in the 1950s, and the Marjorie Jackson case of 1977. Please note that this is not a creepy tour about ghosts, but a historical tour about of some of the people buried at Crown Hill.

✵ WHERE TO MEET: right inside the 34th St. and Boulevard Place stone gate entrance in front of the historic (1885) red brick Waiting Station building. The 34th St. Gate is noted with a red marker on the south grounds on this map: (you may have to copy & paste it into your browser’s address bar). Your tour guide begin your tour from this location.

✵ COST: $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 students (school age, under 18). IMPORTANT: reservations and advance sale tickets are NOT required. (We receive lots of calls about this and it’s true!)

✵ RAIN: In the event of rain, some events may be cancelled. Public Tours are usually held in the rain as long as it’s not severe.

✵ THANK YOU! Did you know that your attendance of our tours and events supports the Crown Hill Heritage Foundation? Check out the restoration and educational programs funded by the Foundation at

For more info, email Marty Davis at


October 29, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Crown Hill Cemetery
700 W. 38th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208 United States
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(317) 925-3800

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