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Tombstone Tour

October 1, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Experience the history and beauty  of Douglas County cemeteries as we honor the lives and stories of Omaha’s citizens.

1891—Omaha Medical and Surgical Institute’s  Dr. orders Potter’s field burial to hide medical malpractice

1897—suicide poisoning

1919 Race Riot—lynching of William Brown and more!

With wine provided at each cemetery stop, we will toast to the memory of those who have gone before us. Your tour guide will regale you with cryptic commentary, plus you’ll receive a souvenir booklet on cemetery history.

Boarding begins at 1:30 pm at the General Crook House

Pre-boarding refreshments and snacks provided. The bus will depart at 2 pm sharp and return to the Museum by 5:30 pm. Heavy appetizers and Victorian

Follow the tour. $50 for members and $55 for non-members. 



October 1, 2017
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Douglas County Historical Society


General Crook House Museum