Join us for our Sacred SitesTour of Corona-East Elmhurst Churches.
This tour will take participants inside six of Corona-East Elmhurst’s iconic houses of worship. We will see the sanctuary where Louis Daniel Armstrong’s funeral was held. Pops, as he was fondly known to the children of Corona, was a world renowned trumpeter, composer, vocalist and actor, He was one of the most influential figures in jazz.
We will also visit the congregation that lays claim to the mummified remains of an African American Corona-East Elmhurst resident who was born in 1824 and died around 1851. Her airtight coffin preserved her remains for 150 years.
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