Followup to Greenwood Cemetery Lantern Tour

The cool fall weather was perfect for the second Greenwood Cemetery Lantern Tour in Barnesville, Georgia.  The November 3 tour began in the historic train depot where guests were offered refreshments while viewing a Lamar Arts Historical Art Exhibit, featuring graphics by Dave Rumfeld.  Below is the graphic poster for the J. C. Collier Family, done by Mr. Rumfeld.

Guests were shuttled to the Greenwood Cemetery in three groups for the approximate 60 – 90 minute tours.   The groups grew progressively larger through the afternoon as the twilight tour was the most in demand.

The first stop on the tour was the Collier Lot and Mausoleum.  J. C. Collier was portrayed by Glen Collier and Evelyn Collier Cason (daughter of J. C.) was portrayed Susan Walter (granddaughter of Evelyn Collier Cason).

 

Here is a video of the portayal of J. C. Collier.

 

And the portrayal of Evelyn Collier Cason by her granddaughter, Susan Walter.

 

Following the tour, posters and tour exhibits were donated to the Old Jail Museum in Barnesville.

The well-attended event was the work of Greenwood Cemetery Preservation Association, Inc. with the support of other local groups.  The Association’s facebook page is found at

Greenwood Cemetery Preservation Association

 

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