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Springdale Cemetery: Memories of a Lifetime

Experience Peoria’s long and colorful history on a unique tour of Springdale Cemetery. Producer H Wayne Wilson explores stories of city forefathers, from entrepreneur Moses Pettengill and riverboat pilot Henry Detweiller, to aviation pioneer Octave Chanute, abolitionist Mark Aiken and longtime mayor John Warner. You will also learn about the life of Cynthia Stone, the Hollywood jet-setter who married Jack Lemmon and Cliff Robertson, and pause to reflect on honor and sacrifice at Soldiers Hill.

Crypt at Springdale Cemetery
Grave markers at Springdale Cemetery
Grave markers at Springdale Cemetery

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