Public Walking Tour: Heritage

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Public Walking Tour: Heritage

October 22, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

HERITAGE WALKING TOUR – our most popular tour!

October 22, 2017
3:00 – 5:00 p.m. (afternoon tour!)
Crown Hill Cemetery, 3400 Boulevard Place, Indianapolis, IN

✵ WHAT: a guided Public walking tour that will cover approximately one mile at a comfortable pace for most people.

✵ WHEN: Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Public tours are held in the rain as long as it’s not severe.)

✵ DESCRIPTION: This tour presents the history of Crown Hill Cemetery while visiting the graves of some of the many interesting people buried here, both the famous and not so famous, recent and long gone. A variety of monuments, including some of our most recognized statues are included, as well as the view of the downtown skyline and sunset from James Whitcomb Riley’s tomb high atop beautiful 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 will then lead the group to park where the tour will begin.

✵ 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!)

✵ DOGS & KIDS IN STROLLERS: very friendly pooches on leashes and kiddos in strollers are welcome. (Note that you MUST pick up after your dog.)

✵ WHEELCHAIRS, GOLF CARTS, ETC.: Crown Hill does not provide wheelchairs or golf carts. Feel free to use your own wheelchair but be aware that your tour will most likely include rolling hills. The walk to the top of the Crown is short but very steep and it’s not advisable for wheelchairs or those with health conditions. Fortunately, what goes up comes down and you can wait at the bottom to catch up when the group returns.

✵ 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 22, 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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