McHistory: From Cabinets To Coffins | WGLT

McHistory: From Cabinets To Coffins

Nov 5, 2019

John L. Walcott was Bloomington's first undertaker.

There is no known photograph of John L. Wolcott. Here's the grave marker for Wolcott and his wife Caroline Baker at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Bloomington.
Credit McLean County Museum of History

This episode of McHistory shares the story of one cabinet furnisher turned coffin maker.

This episode of McHistory was produced by WGLT's Mary Cullen, featuring Bill Kemp of the McLean County Museum of History and Seth Wheeler, a volunteer with the museum.

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