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100th Anniversary of Oakwood Cemetery Mausoleum
May 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In conjunction with the Western Illinois Museum and Friends of Oakwood, we invite you to a 2 part celebration of the Oakwood Cemetery Mausoleum’s 100th Anniversary
Thursday, May 30 – 6:00 p.m. Library Open for Tours
The McDonough County Genealogical Society Library will open its doors for you to see what is available for your use in discovering your family history. Members will be on hand to show you the holdings.
7:00 p.m. Part 1 — History Program with featured speaker John Hallwas about cemetery celebration of the past and Oakwood in specific. Chad Sperry of the WIU GIS Department will teach us how they have added modern GPS to cemetery databases for viewing anywhere in the world. View the MCGS’s photograph and obituary resources.
Program 7pm, May 30th 2019 at the Western Illinois Museum
(NOTE: This will be in lieu of our regular monthly meeting)
Part 2 — Tour the Oakwood Mausoleum June 1 2019 Time TBA