The  Friends of the Bohemian National  Cemetery, a 501c3  not-for-profit organization, will sponsor 2 - 2-hour  tours at the Cemetery on Saturday,  May 5, 2007, at 10 a.m. and at 1 p.m.  The Bohemian National Cemetery is located at 5255 N. Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL, and was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places.

10 a.m. TOUR—
 Albert Walavich, tour guide and historian, shall discuss the founding of the Cemetery and its unusual features.  Highlights featured  in the tour will be Mayor Anton Cermak’s history and mausoleum;  and the art deco  monuments and their cultural, social, and historical significance.

1 p.m. TOUR—
1919 Columbarium tour highlighting the symbols, decorations and craftsmanship of the indoor spaces conducted by docent guides.

Refreshments shall be served at the Victorian Gatehouse after the tour.

Cost of each tour -- $15- non-members;  $10 – members.

Membership -- $25—individual; $20 – students & seniors; $35 – family.

Mail tour fees/membership dues to—
                Juli Nelson,  300 Claymoor #2F,  Hinsdale, IL 60521-5076

              Make checks payable to:    Friends of the Bohemian National Cemetery

                        Tour Questions – Contact:
                                   Anna Schnedorf ----–  708-366-6564; (fax) 708-771-5958
                                 Marge Stueckmann --- 847-362-9036

Proceeds shall be applied  to current and future restorations on the Victorian  Gatehouse and the Columbarium.

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Publicity Chairman—Anna Schnedorf
                                                  708-366-6564;  708-771-5958 (fax)