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History Happy Hour: Grafton’s Forgotten 19th Century Cemetery

Discover the forgotten cemetery of Grafton, Illinois. After the flood of 1993, the town decided to relocate from the floodplain to the bluffs to reduce flood damage. During the project, archaeologists discovered a Euro-American cemetery from mid-1800s with no grave markers. Learn about the lives and deaths of early Graftonians and how the cemetery became “forgotten.”

  • The Gin Mill

    235 S. 5th St., Springfield Downtown

    217-523-3050

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