The Oswego Public Library and the Oswegoland Heritage Association are holding the annual Oswego Cemetery Walk this year on Thursday, October 10th from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. with a rain date of Friday, October 11.
Featured this year will be the life stories of:
- Levi Hall (1846 – 1914) who ran the drug store on Main Street
- Methodist minister Rev. Henry Minard (1813-1887)
- Wagon maker William Hoze (1815 – 1878)
- Widow Esther Jane Rhodes Minard (1818-1895).
People wanting to attend should come to the Oswego Township Cemetery at the south end of Main Street anytime between 7 p.m. and 8:45 p.m., park their cars along Main Street and gather near the kerosene lanterns at the entrance.
Every ten to fifteen minutes, small groups will be guided to the grave sites. The last group will be escorted at 8:45 p.m. Bring flashlights, dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes.
Organizers of the walk are Nancy Finley, the adult services librarian for the library district and Stephenie Todd for the heritage association. There is no charge for the event, no seating is provided and there are no reservations.
For more information, contact Stephenie Todd, 630 554-2321 or Nancy Finley, 630 554-3150.