Voices from Eureka’s Silent City

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If you like to see history come alive, don’t miss the 8th annual Voices from Eureka’s Silent City cemetery walking tours on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20, 21, and 22, and then again on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28 and 29.

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Live actors in period costumes will portray the lives of early citizens of Eureka Springs who helped to shape the myths and history of the town. A few of the characters portrayed this year will be, Sam Leath, Beulah Mullins, and Ora Obenshain. Make sure and save the date to find out more about their lives, and the experiences they had in Eureka Springs.

Guided walking tours begin at 5:30 p.m. and leave every twenty minutes, the last at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. You can purchase tickets at the Chamber of Commerce, any Cornerstone Bank location, the museum downtown at 95 S Main St., or at the parking lot of the Victoria Inn the day of the performance.

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There is no parking at the cemetery, but free parking and shuttle service will be provided at the former Victoria Inn parking lot located on Ark. 62 East. See the website for a map.

The event is a fundraising project of the Eureka Springs Historical Museum. For more information, visit www.eurekaspringshistoricalmuseum.org or call the museum at 479-253-9417.