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From Beyond: Washington Street Cemetery Stories

October 3, 2014, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Encounter the spirits of Geneva's past in a theatrical program to be held this fall at historic Washington Street Cemetery. From Beyond: Washington Street Cemetery Stories, will feature community actors portraying citizens of Geneva’s 19th-century past. On Friday, October 3 from 6 to 8 p. m. and Saturday, October 4 from 2 to 4 p.m., performers will “haunt” the cemetery and bring their past back to life. The performance will be directed by Chris Woodworth, Assistant Professor of Theater at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

The program begins at The Presbyterian Church at 24 Park Place. From the church, participants will be led to Washington Street Cemetery to hear the tales of the cemetery's residents. Tours will leave the church every 10 minutes. Accessible performances will be held in the church hall on Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. Reservations are strongly encouraged for all tours as space is limited. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students, grade school through college level. Refreshments will be available in the Fellowship Hall at the Church.

This program is presented by the Geneva Historical Society and the Founder's Square Neighborhood Association with the support of WEOS Public Radio. For more information or to make a reservation, call the Geneva Historical Society at 315-789-5151.

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