Soldier’s Hill and Mt. Repose at Springdale Cemetery

Friday, July 02, 2021 • 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM CDT


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Event Details

Meet at the entrance to Springdale Cemetery by the office and caravan to Soldier’s Hill to begin your tour with Civil War fan Corey Curtis. Corey will share his knowledge of the soldiers, the monuments, the cannons and how the hill was first constructed. Then motor over to Mt. Repose to learn of Civil War generals buried there. Corey’s enthusiasm and in depth knowledge make the Civil War come alive. 

·      Tours will last approximately 1 ½ hours, unless otherwise indicated.

·      Participants should feel comfortable walking 1 ½ miles and standing up to 20 minutes.

·      There may be uneven ground at Springdale Cemetery or on public sidewalks.

·      Tours will go rain or shine, except in the case of severe weather. Participants should dress accordingly. If severe weather comes up while a tour is taking place, it may be cut short to ensure the safety of the participants.

Venue Information

Springdale Cemetery
3014 North Prospect Road
Peoria, IL 61603
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Organizer Information

Peoria Historical Society

611 SW Washington
St # A
Peoria, IL 61602

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