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Cook County Cemetery - 53 years later

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The Cook County Board is exploring getting back into the cemetery business. Commissioner John Fritchey has proposed resuming operations near the former Oak Forest Hospital. The county operated its own cemetery there from 1854 to 1971.

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ABOVE: The dedication of the Cook County Cemetery in 1959.
BELOW: The same scene today. | Larry Ruehl~Sun-Times Media

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Read a Sun-Times editorial here.

Read a Cook County Cemetery Fact Sheet.doc here.

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