Links and Events
Bohemian National Cemetery of Chicago

Events of Interest


May 11, 2014 Mother's Day Service
May 23, 2014 Flag Placement
May 26, 2014 Memorial Day Remembrance
June 1, 2014 Tour of the Tombstones
June, 2014 Floral Design contest
July 13, 2014 Vice-President's Picnic


Links of Interest


Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago


Czech & Slovak American Genealogy Society of Illinois


CSA Fraternal Life


American Sokol


Friends of Bohemian National Cemetery







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Bohemian National Cemetary is pleased to introduce our extended family pet cremation service. With our service you are able to contact us to pick up your pet locally or deliver the remains to us directly at our office at 5255 N. Pulaski Road in Chicago. You can also inquire about a beautiful urn to place the cremated remains in. All cremations are handled individually with with a general turn around time of about 48 hours. Please call us for pricing.



Mother's Day Service
Friday, May 11, 2014 at 11:00 am

Refreshments in Gatehouse; Wreath laying at Mother Statue at 11 am



Flag Placement
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 10:00 am

Help us decorate the cemetery for Memorial Day ~ meet in the office



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Memorial Day Remembrance
Monday, May 26, 2014 at 9:00 am

          Gather for refreshments at the Gatehouse and parade to the Crematorium/Columbarium for a memorial with speakers and music



Tour of the Tombstones
Saturday, June 1, 2014

            We will be offering 2 tours, the first from 10am - 12pm and the second from 1pm - 3pm, both tours lead by professional guide Albert Walavich. Discover the history, art and architecture of Bohemian National Cemetery, one of only two Chicago cemeteries listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Pre-registration is not required; just meet us at the Gatehouse. Cost for members is $10 and for non-members $15, and includes refreshments in the historic gatehouse after each tour. For more information contact info@friendsofbnc.org



Floral Design Contest
June 2014

            Come visit the cemetery anytime in the month of June and vote for your favorite design. The winner will be announced at the annual picnic in July.



Vice-President's Picnic
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Noon - 4:00pm

         Bring the family to the cemetery and enjoy the afternoon under the trees. Food, bakery and beverages will be available for purchase, as well as Friends of BNC books and gifts. Music will be provided.


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