Meet at the Springdale Cemetery front entrance parking lot next to the office and follow your guide, Linda Aylward, an expert in the history of Springdale , in your own car. Your walking tour will begin in the Middle Valley. The tour requires walking on level roads and cars can be easily parked. Divisions visited include Middle Valley, Rose Hill, The Cove and Walnut Grove. Hear fascinating stories of prospecting for gold in the Yukon, prison escapes during the Civil War, the capture of the Demon of the Wabash, and Peoria’s most unusual travel souvenir from Egypt and more. This tour also features two of the four founders of Springdale Cemetery.