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Public Driving Tour: SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET, Part II

Jun 22, 2013
Crown Hill Cemetery, 3400 Boulevard Place, Indianapolis, IN

"SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET, Part II" - Sensational headlines from the past!

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

✵ WHEN: Saturday evening, June 22, 2013 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. ET. (Please arrive 10-15 minutes early.)

✵ DESCRIPTION: More skeletons! On this 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.

✵ SEE THE SUNSET from the top of the Crown!!!

✵ WHERE TO MEET: right inside the 34th St. and Boulevard Place stone gate entrance. The 34th St. Gate is noted with a red marker on the south grounds on this map: http://goo.gl/Z7g2i (you might have to copy & paste it into your browser's address bar).

✵ COST: $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 students; reservations not required.

✵ Tour participants are encouraged to bring bottled water and insect repellent.

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

✵ THANK YOU! Did you know that your attendance of our tours and events supports the Crown Hill Heritage Foundation?

(Sunset Time: 9:18 PM)

For more info, email Marty Davis at mdavis@crownhill.org

For information on other Tours and Events at Crown Hill Cemetery, please visit us online at www.crownhillhf.org
You can also download our 2013 CALENDAR OF TOURS & EVENTS brochure at http://crownhillhf.org/docs/CalendarOfEvents_2013.pdf

In celebration of Crown Hill's 150th Anniversary, the Crown Hill Heritage Foundation and the Indiana Historical Society are publishing a beautiful coffee table book in Fall 2013.

"CROWN HILL: History, Spirit, Sanctuary" was written by Douglas Wissing, Marianne Tobias, Rebecca Dolan, and Anne Ryder. It features over 400 pages and 600 beautiful photographs and tells the story of our nation's third largest non-government cemetery from it's founding in 1863 (during the Civil War) until today, with numerous vignettes of individuals and families who rest within its historic Gothic gates.

For ordering information, please contact Marianne Randjelovic at development@crownhill.org or call (317) 920-4165.

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