Step Back In Time Players – Living History

Visitors from a bygone era are “dying” to meet you in a series of new dramatic presentation sponsored by Niagara County History Center.  The performances, aptly entitled, “Step Back In Time,” offer the audience a chance to “meet” and interact with some of Lockport’s most well known citizens.  The cast of characters includes such notables as: Lyman and Amy Spalding, Dr. Sarah Lamb Cushing, Jesse Hawley, DeWitt Clinton, Kate Chase Seymour, Dr. Josiah Skinner, Richard Crowley, Raphael Beck, Isabella Sutherland, Eliza Mossell, Eli Lewis, Washington and Mary Walbridge Hunt, William Rand Kenan, Hattie Moss, Rev. William Wisner, and many others.

Many of the cast are seasoned stage professionals and others are brand new to the excitement.

“Step Back In Time” will be staged staged at several venues this summer,  including Glenwood and Cold Springs Cemeteries. Please watch this web site, our Facebook, newsletter and local media for details.

Sunday, June 28 – Glenwood Cemetery, 325 Glenwood Ave., Lockport – 1-2:30 pm

“The People of Glenwood Cemetery” – Industrialist “Wallace Keep,” long-haired singer “Isabella Sutherland,” artist “Raphael Beck,”  Lockport attorney turned New York Governor “Washington Hunt,” and prominent community activist “Arabella Peterson” will return from the great beyond to tell their stories. The cost for this walking tour is $10 per person. Bring a camp stool if you need to rest & an umbrella if needed. Call for reservations, (716) 434-7433.

Sunday, August 2 – Cold Spring CemeteryCemetery, 4849 Cold Springs Road, Lockport – 1-2:30 pm

“The People of Cold Springs Cemetery” – “Lyman and Amy Spalding” and other Lockportians who are gone but not forgotten, to be announced shortly. The cost for this walking tour is $10 per person. Bring a camp stool if you need to rest & an umbrella if needed. Call for reservations, (716) 434-7433.

“Step Back In Time” cast members are also available to perform for your group or civic organization. For additional information, contact the History Center at 434-7433.

 

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