I love to walk in cemeteries, it's quiet and peaceful. Well, now you can walk through one of Quincy's oldest cemeteries and get a history lesson on some of Quincy’s famous community members.

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The Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County is hosting haunted cemetery tours of historic Woodland Cemetery (1020 South 5th). The tours take place each Saturday in October with a different each weekend. 

Starting October 1st the Lincoln Lawyers Tour will take place but don't worry if you miss it, the tour will also take place on October 15. The Mausoleum and Crypts Tour will happen on October 8 & on Halloween. Finally, Return to the Roaring 20s Tour on October 22 and 29. Each tour sounds fun and educational, and you get to learn about the history of Quincy.

Tickets are available now for $15 and can be purchased by calling the HSQAC office at 217-222-1835.

I have always wanted to know the history of the Mausoleum and Crypts in Woodland Cemetery, and now I get my chance. If you have not taken a walk through this cemetery, it’s a must. John Wood and his family are buried there, among many others who made a difference in the history of Quincy.

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