Eleven costumed presenters will relate stories of their lives before and during the Civil War. Characters include Col. Joseph Thoburn, Col. Daniel Frost, Captain John McLure, Captain Samuel Kraus, Isabella Kelley (wife of Gen. B.F. Kelley), Mayor Alfred Caldwell, Marshall E.M. Norton, Sarah Wilson (wife and mother of Confederates), and George Loy (survivor of both Andersonville and the Sultana). Pre-war characters will be Noah Linsly (benefactor of Linsly school) and Dr. Simon Hullihen (the "Father of Oral Surgery"). On-site parking is not available. Visitors will begin at WV Independence Hall and will be transported to and from the cemetery for this free, 1.5-2 hour tour.Event Type: Walking TourDate/Time:
05/19/2013 12 p.m.