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March 2019

2019 Calendar of Tours & Events

March 14 - December 31
Crown Hill Cemetery’s 34th St. Gate Entrance, 3400 Boulevard Place
Indianapolis, IN 46208
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See Crown Hill's entire 2019 Calendar of Tours and Events on the Crown Hill Heritage Foundation's WEBSITE! Important: NEW this year! You can purchase discount PUBLIC TOUR Tickets HERE!  Unless noted otherwise, Crown Hill Tours and Events require entrance through the 34th Street and Boulevard Place entrance at 3400 Boulevard Place. This gate closes daily at 5 pm but is opened by staff for after-hours tours and events.    

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June 2019

“Music of the Night” Concert Tickets on Sale June 1!

June 1 - October 26
Crown Hill Cemetery’s 34th St. Gate Entrance, 3400 Boulevard Place
Indianapolis, IN 46208
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TICKETS for six "MUSIC OF THE NIGHT" concerts go on sale June 1!  Music of the Night concerts will be held on October 18, 19, 20 & 25, 26, 27! Complete event info and Eventbrite online ticket sales can be found HERE. Buy your tickets early; it's very limited seating and the concerts always sell out!

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September 2019

PUBLIC TOUR: “HEROES & HERITAGE” (See the sunset!)

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Crown Hill Cemetery’s 34th St. Gate Entrance, 3400 Boulevard Place
Indianapolis, IN 46208
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~ SEPTEMBER 21 Saturday, 6:00-8:00 p.m. (See the sunset!) PUBLIC TOUR: "HEROES & HERITAGE" guided walking tour  This walking tour is held in conjunction with the popular Beyond the Badge 5K Run/Walk taking place next morning, Sunday, September 23rd. On the eve of Beyond the Badge 5K Run/Walk, tour attendees will learn stories of courage and sacrifice of some of our Public Safety heroes buried on the Heroes of Public Safety Section. Jerry Baker, father of Sheriff's Deputy Jason M. Baker (who was killed…

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EVENT: “18th Annual BEYOND THE BADGE 5K Run/Walk”

September 22 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Crown Hill Cemetery, 700 W. 38th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208 United States
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~ SEPTEMBER 22 Sunday (Event times noted below) EVENT: 18th Annual BEYOND THE BADGE 5K Run/Walk for Teams, Individuals, & Families! It's a Time to Say Thanks!  Beyond the Badge is a 5K Run & Walk and a 1.5-mile Family Stroll for teams, individuals, & families. This event honors all of our public safety heroes and gives those attending an opportunity to thank those who serve today and the heroes who have paid the ultimate price to protect us. All proceeds will…

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October 2019

PUBLIC TOUR: “SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET, Pt. I” (See the sunset!)

October 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Crown Hill Cemetery’s 34th St. Gate Entrance, 3400 Boulevard Place
Indianapolis, IN 46208
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~ OCTOBER 5 Saturday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. (See the sunset!) PUBLIC TOUR: "SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET, Part I" guided walking tour On this interesting tour, we'll learn about some skeletons in the closet! Was it one of his three wives, or another long-time lover, that Skiles Test kept in a glass coffin in his "House of Blue Lights" along Fall Creek? Why does one headstone say simply, "Mother of Rosalind" and not her full name, which would have been "Helen Orr Hufnall Phaff English Wegmann English…

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PUBLIC TOUR: “HERITAGE”

October 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Crown Hill Cemetery’s 34th St. Gate Entrance, 3400 Boulevard Place
Indianapolis, IN 46208
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~ OCTOBER 13  Sunday, 3:00-5:00 p.m. (Afternoon tour!)cr PUBLIC TOUR: "HERITAGE"  Our most popular walking tour! 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 will be seen, including some of our most recognized statues. One of the stops is the grave site of Lucy Ann Seaton, whose upright marble monument with a willow tree…

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EVENTS & TOURS: 13th Annual “MUSIC OF THE NIGHT” Concerts & “SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET, Part I” Walking Tours

October 17 - October 19
Crown Hill Cemetery’s 34th St. Gate Entrance, 3400 Boulevard Place
Indianapolis, IN 46208
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~ OCTOBER 17, 18, & 19 Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (Event times noted below) EVENTS & TOURS: 13th Annual "MUSIC OF THE NIGHT" Concerts & "SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET, Part I" walking tours Tickets go on sale JUNE 1st! Check our EVENT PAGE for more info and to purchase tickets! These sell-out concerts and tours brought to you by the Crown Hill Heritage Foundation are something you don't want to miss! Held in the intimate setting of Crown Hill's beautiful and historic Gothic Chapel (1875), these six MUSIC…

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PUBLIC TOUR: “TOMBSTONES & FALL TREES”

October 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Crown Hill Cemetery’s 34th St. Gate Entrance, 3400 Boulevard Place
Indianapolis, IN 46208
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~ OCTOBER 19 Saturday, 9:30-11:00 a.m. (Morning tour) PUBLIC TOUR: "TOMBSTONES & FALL TREES" walking tour Learn about the trees of Crown Hill & their human neighbors. On this tour, participants will see the impressive tombstones, and the equally impressive nearby trees (often much more impressive!), on this leisurely walk through the scenic grounds of the cemetery. This tour will take a closer look at about 20 of the 4,100 trees in the cemetery, some which are not native to Indiana. Among…

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EVENTS & TOURS: 13th Annual MUSIC OF THE NIGHT Concerts & “SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET, Part I” Walking Tours

October 24 - October 26
Crown Hill Cemetery’s 34th St. Gate Entrance, 3400 Boulevard Place
Indianapolis, IN 46208
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~ OCTOBER 24, 25, & 26  Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (Event times noted below) EVENTS & TOURS: 13th Annual MUSIC OF THE NIGHT Concerts & "SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET, Part I" Walking Tours Tickets go on sale JUNE 1st! Check our EVENT PAGE for more info. These six sell-out concerts and tours brought to you by the Crown Hill Heritage Foundation are something you don't want to miss! Held in the intimate setting of Crown Hill's beautiful and historic Gothic Chapel (1875), these six MUSIC OF THE NIGHT concerts…

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PUBLIC TOUR: “SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET, Part II”

October 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Crown Hill Cemetery’s 34th St. Gate Entrance, 3400 Boulevard Place
Indianapolis, IN 46208
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~ OCTOBER 27 Sunday, 3:00-5:00 p.m. PUBLIC TOUR: "SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET, Part II" guided driving tour More skeletons! On this tour we'll learn about the more sensational stories in the Indianapolis news from the 1860s to the 1970s. A few stops will make will be to learn about the infamous Nancy Clem and the Cold Spring Murders; bank robber John Dillinger; the rising executive slain by his mistress in the 1950s; grave robber Hampton West; the 1977 exploits of kidnapper Tony Kirtsis; Dr.…

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