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Silent City will be Monday, October 28, 2013

This year, a video of points out in Adair County will be shown in addition to the very popular Silent City walk. Performers, roles, for casts - Jennifer Smith, Mr. Richard Phelps, Cathy Cox, Michael Watson, Barry Loy, Lee Ann Jessee, Corianne Cox, Wanda Beard, and Joseph Flowers, in complete article, accessed by clicking on headline. Reminders for both events in CM Events Calendar; CM Main Page Events in brief on day(s) of events.
See related article for Taylor County event, Ghost Tour of Brookside Cemetery Today

Ernestine Bennett, Genealogy Librarian
Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY

Adair County Genealogy Society along with the Adair County Public Library (ACPL) will host, free of charge, the "Silent City" Columbia City Cemetery (Google Map) Walking Tour, starting at the ACPL, 307 Greensburg Street (Google Map), Columbia, KY, on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 5pmCT.


The tour begins at the Adair County Public Library and proceeds from there to the cemetery. Bring your umbrella in case of rain and warm coats in case of chilly weather.

There will be a free video presentation at at 6pmCT, Monday, October 7, 2013, and againg after the October 28, 2013, Silent City presentation at the Adair County Public Library (Google Map), 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. The video, a first ever for ACPL, will feature some county cemeteries and their occupants. Here is a list of performers involved. . .

Video performers:
  • Jennifer Smith - Janice Holt Giles, local author
  • Richard Phelps - Daniel Trabue, early Adair County settler
  • Kathy Cox - Daisy Keltner, former Gradyville postmaster
  • Michael Watson -William Hurt, Sr., pioneer
  • Barry Loy - First Adair County Loy
"Silent City" Performers
  • Lee Ann Jessee - Nancy East (b.1799 d.1835 wife of Joseph East and daughter of William & Francis Cravens Russell
  • Corianne Cox - Fannie E. Winfrey (d. from cholera)
  • Wanda Beard - Mary Cartwright Garnett
  • Joe Flowers - Dr. Woodruff Flowers
  • J.D. & Ellen Zornes - Tim & Sallie Bradshaw. He was Mason and Adair County Sheriff.
Contact: Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street (Google Map), Columbia, KY. Phone 270-384-2472. Ask for Ernie or LeeAnn - Ernestine Bennett


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A Scene from 2012 Silent City: Twilight procession



2013-09-15 - Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo CM file photo by staff. Silent City Productions by the Adair County Public Library a long tradition now, continue to grow in scope and popularity. This is a scene from last years Silent City. This year, Silent City will be performed starting from the library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, Monday, October 28, 2013, at 5pmCT. This year, in addition, there will be a video showing about cemeteries in other parts of Adair County, shown at 5pmCT, Monday, October 7, 2013, at the library. Both events are Free and refreshments will be served at both. (To read the complete story of last year's Silent City, by Lee Ann Jessee, Director ACPL, with many photos, click to The Silent City 2012 production was splendid success. Clicking Readmore accesses details of the 2013 Silent City and Video presentations coming up.
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