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Bethel Academic Theatre Participates in Echoes of the Past

4/10/2013

 

Several students from Bethel's Academic Theatre Department are participating in the 2013 Echoes of the Past cemetery walk through McKenzie's historic Mount Olivet Cemetery.  

The event will take place on April 12 from 1 - 4:30 p.m. and again on April 13th from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Re-enactors will portray some of McKenzie’s former citizens.   

Meet Dr. Jabez Pugh Cannon, Mrs. Carrie Whitten Gilbert and her husband James Monroe Gilbert, Charles Smith (survivor of the Sultana), Mrs. Sally Sharp Gaines Ridley, and Nathan W. McNeill.  

Echoes of the Past is an entertaining way of getting acquainted with local history.  There is no charge to attend, however donations are accepted.  Vehicles are allowed if needed.