Springfield, Illinois: Museum of Funeral Customs (Gone)

Collection of funeral artifacts, intended to "demystify" the industry -- and not to provide you with your cheap, sick little thrills.

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Historic bone yard home yours for the asking: New funeral museum to rise in its place

The caretaker's home near Springfield IL's historic Oak Ridge Cemetery is the subject of a tug-of-war: the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency wants to keep it, the Illinois Funeral Director's Association wants to knock it down.

... [06/28/1998] Complete News Story

Museum of Funeral Customs

Was SE of Illinois State Fairgrounds, at the entrance to Oak Ridge Cemetery where Abraham Lincoln is buried.
Closed in early 2009.

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