History to come alive at Oak City Cemetery

Published 4:50 pm Friday, October 13, 2017

On Thursday, November 9, the City of Bainbridge will conduct a Living History Tour at Oak City Cemetery, where a cast of local actors will portray some of Bainbridge’s most celebrated citizens of the past.

This year the tour will focus on such notables as Paul Kwilecki, acclaimed photographic artist, who will be portrayed by Ridge Harper. The story of his wife, Charlotte, will be told by Allison Whittaker.

Joe Livingston will bring the personality of Melvin Nussbaum to life and Adrienne Harrison will take on the persona of Flee Nussbaum.

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Eric Gay is set to tell the story of Jacob Born, while Clayton Penhalegon will tell all about Samuel H. Dickenson. Lolly Gay will become Sara Will Harris and Victor Strickland will portray Sheriff Stegall, who no doubt has many stories to tell. This is a chance to learn more about the rich history of Bainbridge – the truths, tales and folklore.

Registration for the tours will take place at the cemetery at 5:30 p.m. Walking and riding tours will be provided for all that attend and they begin every 15 minutes.