Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tours
Tour-goers will be led by local history experts sharing stories about accidental burials, grave robbing, grave digging, funeral customs and more. Touring in the dark lends an eerie experience to these tours, which focus on folklore and burial customs throughout history. Special emphasis on Victorian-era traditions from England, Ireland, and Germany.
Tour & ticket info
- Location: Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N. Washington Street, Janesville.
- Dates and times: Hour-long tours begin at 4 and 5 p.m. Oct. 17, 23, 25, 26, and 30
- Tickets: $10
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Guests should meet at the Oak Hill Chapel and are encouraged to wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather, as it can be cold and rainy in October. Tours will be canceled only if there is lightning.
This tour is educational in nature and is not a “haunted” experience. Oak Hill is a working cemetery. All headstones, mausoleums, and burial plots should be treated with respect. The tour’s content is similar to the 2018 After Dark tour.
For more information, call 608-756-4509.