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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Introduction to Chicago Cemeteries-Newberry
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 01:36:21 -0600


http://www.newberry.org/programs/currentschedule.html#history

An Introduction to Chicago Cemeteries
Saturdays, 10 am - Noon
February 23 - March 29 (class will not meet March 22)
5 sessions, $120
Register Online (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express accepted)

Much has been written about the land of the living. This course will
provide material about Chicago's Necropoli, the land of the dead.
Through lecture and slide presentations, we will discuss the role of
cemeteries in early Chicago history, ethnic cemeteries, mourning, and
necropolitan cartography.

Helen Sclair has researched cemeteries for more than thirty years and
enjoys sharing her knowledge about Chicago's Underground


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