QUINCY — The Historical Society’s ghost tours are scheduled on Saturdays in October plus Halloween night in Woodland Cemetery, 1020 S. Fifth.
The tours will have experienced guides to lead participants on three separate and entertaining walking tours through the cemetery. Guided tours this year will focus on Lincoln lawyers, mausoleums, vaults, crypts and Return to Roaring 20s.
The tour schedule will be:
- October 1 and 15 – Lincoln Lawyers, guided tours at 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
- October 8 and 31 – Mausoleums, Vaults and Crypts, guided tours at 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
- October 22 and 29 – Return to the Roading 20’s, guided tours at 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The cost of the tour is $15 per person. Call the HSQAC office for a reservation at 217-222-1835.
The ghost tours are one of the society’s most important fundraisers of the year. Proceeds support the preservation of the Gov. John Wood Mansion and the History Museum on the Square.
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