Oak Woods Cemetery in Chicago

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Were it not for the somber atmosphere, Oak Woods would probably be one of Chicago's favorite parks as it is beautifully laid out and has four attractive elongated ponds. The cemetery is the final resting place of many of the South Side's most famous residents, including Olympian runner Jesse Owens, nuclear physicist Enrico Fermi, civil rights leader Ida B. Wells, Mayor William Hale Thompson (perhaps Chicago's most eccentric leader), and the first black mayor of Chicago, Harold Washington Jr. One
Hours: M-F 8:30AM-4:15PM, Sa-Su 8:30AM-sundown
Address: 1035 E 67th Street
Phone: +1 773 288-3800

Source wikitravel.org/en/Chicago/Chatham-South Shore