The Friends of Oakwood Cemetery is a volunteer organization with a mission to preserve, protect and promote Oakwood Cemetery, a historic cemetery in Macomb, Illinois. Through the organization's
efforts, Oakwood was designated as a local historic site in 2016 and received state historic designation in 2018.
The Friends of Oakwood Cemetery
Support the upkeep and beautification of the cemetery
Raise funds for the cemetery, through donations and bequests
Maintain contact with relatives of those buried at Oakwood Cemetery, through a newsletter and a website and in doing so enlarge support beyond present town residents
Develop cultural events connected with the cemetery, including tours, monument dedications or re-dedications, dramatic performances, and other events