Echoes From Our Past-Historic Cemetery Walk brings history to life through costumed actors portraying the intriguing characters of Butler County’s ancestors in the midst of the North Side Cemetery.
Don’t miss your opportunity to enjoy these beautiful grounds and learn about the people who contributed to the area’s rich and unique history. Be sure to wear your walking shoes. Bring your family and friends to participate in this new, fascinating, outdoor theater program.
This walk does not consist of any ghost stories but offers facts and interesting information about the history of the Butler area and her citizens.
We will pay tribute to our veterans from various wars during this year's walk.
2019 FEATURED CHARACTERS
Revolutionary War- John Moser portrayed by Thom Bennett
Civil War - John T Kelly portrayed by (TBA)
Span-Am-WWI – James F Leetch portrayed by ChristianCendrowski
World War II – Charles Barr Edwards portrayed by William Franklin
Korean War – Bruce E Keefer portrayed by Reed Kruger
Vietnam War – Nancy M Pakutz by Victoria Aleen
History of Butler’s proudest Moment – the Bantam jeep
2019 Performance Dates:
Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, 2019.
Tour lasts approximately 1¾ hours
2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 18
2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 19
Tour will take place at the North Side Cemetery, 1002 N. Main St.
Tickets: Will be available for sale, starting March 20!
Tickets can be purchased online at www.butlerhistory.com or at the Butler County Historical Society Office in the Senator Walter Lowrie House, 123 W. Diamond Street, Butler.
Office hours will include Tuesdays: 11-2, Wednesdays: 11-4, and Thursdays: 11-2. Call 724.283.8116 for questions or to arrange ticket purchase/pickup.
General Public: $14.00 Historical Society Members: $10.00