The annual Silent City cemetery walk at the Columbia Cemetery will be held Monday.
Sponsored by the Adair County Public Library and the Adair County Genealogical Society, this walking tour of the oldest cemetery in town is in its second decade.
Those featured in the tour and their presenters are: sisters Matilda J. “Tillie” Trabue, 1848-1929, artist and teacher, and Mary A. Trabue, 1837-1918 — by Linda Lewis and Teresa Stotts.
Virginia N. Weatherford Rhorer, 1844-1881, wife of Dr. Melvin Rhorer — by Lee Ann Jessee.
James H. Hindman, 1878-1892, son of Lt. Gov. James Robert Hindman — by Brody Blair.
Husband and wife Francis Richard Winfrey, 1843-1914, attorney and civil war veteran and Isora Saufley Winfrey, 1840-1921, wife, mother, church worker and award winning quilter — by J. D. and Ellen Zornes.
Oscar Pyle, 1819-1902, businessman, active citizen and church leader — by Michael C. Watson.
Isham D. Scott, 1841-1923, Company L, 6 KY Cavalry, Civil War — by Murrell Burton.
John Degary Lowe, Sr., 1865-1932, old-time ‘drummer’ and civic leader — by Richard Phelps.
The tour starts at the public library, 307 Greensburg St. by 5 p.m. The group will walk to the cemetery for the presentations. If unable to walk this distance, participants are welcome to park at the cemetery.
After the program, refreshments will be served at the library.
For more information, call the Adair County Public Library at 270-384-2472.