• 1 Speedway Rd.
  • Madison, WI 53705
  • Phone: 608-264-7663

Rain Date: October 13th

Online registration opens Tuesday, September 4th

Experience the evening at the cemetery with the Candlelit Tours of Forest Hill Cemetery. On the 90-minute walking tour, local actors share Civil War and World War I stories through portrayals of Wisconsin soldiers and citizens buried at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Held each fall at the beautiful Forest Hill Cemetery in Madison, this award-winning living history programs illuminates the lives of many prominent and lesser known-figures in Wisconsin history. In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I, 2018 tours will focus on the contributions of Wisconsin’s soldiers and citizens during the Civil War and World War I. Local actors and actresses don period dress, giving viewers a first person encounter through scripted vignettes.  Tour guides lead informative discussions of the cemetery’s rich history during the 90-minute walking tour.

  • Times: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM