Voices of Elmwood is back and better than ever for its 14th year serving our community.  We have the full schedule of events.

If you are a history buff or love learning about times past this event was made for you.

The fourteenth-annual Voices of Elmwood, sponsored by Dahl and Groezinger, Inc. will take place at Elmwood Cemetery starting on the evening of Thursday, September 16.  The event will run for a total of nine evenings in September and October. Voices of Elmwood a celebration of history is designed to honor our region’s heritage.
Founded by the Owensboro Museum of Science and History, in collaboration with the Daviess County Public Library, Voices of Elmwood has a collection of ten new stories of people from the region's past.
Local actors will portray those individuals in the stories directed by Owensboro's own Carolyn Greer.
Trailer rides with built-in seating will leave every thirty minutes and stop for each actor’s presentation.  Performances will begin at 6:00 p.m. each evening, with the last wagon leaving at 9:00 p.m. each night. Tent shows, perfect for large church groups, supper clubs, tour buses, or patrons preferring not to ride on the trailers, will be offered on September 30th, October 1st, and 2nd at 6:00 p.m.
Group sales of ten or more will receive a 10% discount.
The performance dates are:
Thursday, 16 September: Wagon Rides 6:00 p.m.; 6:30 pm.; 7:00 p.m.; 7:30 p.m.; 8:00 p.m.; 8:30 p.m.; 9:00 p.m.
Friday, 17 September: Wagon Rides 6:00 p.m.; 6:30 pm.; 7:00 p.m.; 7:30 p.m.; 8:00 p.m.; 8:30 p.m.; 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, 18 September: Wagon Rides 6:00 p.m.; 6:30 pm.; 7:00 p.m.; 7:30 p.m.; 8:00 p.m.; 8:30 p.m.; 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, 23 September: Wagon Rides 6:00 p.m.; 6:30 pm.; 7:00 p.m.; 7:30 p.m.; 8:00 p.m.; 8:30 p.m.; 9:00 p.m.
Friday, 24 September: Wagon Rides 6:00 p.m.; 6:30 pm.; 7:00 p.m.;7 :30 p.m.; 8:00 p.m.; 8:30 p.m.; 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, 25 September: Wagon Rides 6:00 p.m.; 6:30 pm.; 7:00 p.m.; 7:30 p.m.; 8:00 p.m.; 8:30 p.m.; 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, 30 September: Tent Show @ 6:00 p.m.; Wagon Rides 6:30 pm.; 7:00 p.m.; 7:30 p.m.; 8:00 p.m.; 8:30 p.m.; 9:00 p.m.
Friday, 1 October: Tent Show @ 6:00 p.m.; Wagon Rides 6:30 pm.; 7:00 p.m.; 7:30 p.m.; 8:00 p.m.; 8:30 p.m.; 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, 2 October: Tent Show @ 6:00 p.m.; Wagon Rides 6:30 pm.; 7:00 p.m.; 7:30 p.m.; 8:00 p.m.; 8:30 p.m.; 9:00 p.m.
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Here are the people being remembered and highlighted in this year's performances:
John Abner Agnew, Glover H. Cary, John Lee Kirkpatrick, John McCulloch, Georgia Merriweather, W. Ed Mitchell, Alpha and Manley Berry Tichenor, The Payne and Turnbull Feud, Sara Catherine Foreman Lashbrook, and
Willa T. Wadleigh.
Trailer guides provide additional historical information after each of the performances. The tours last about 75 minutes and are not recommended for children under twelve years of age. Patrons should arrive fifteen minutes prior to their trailer's departure time or tent show performance.
Over seventy-five community volunteers help create and present Voices of Elmwood™, which is hosted by Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery. Elmwood Cemetery is located at 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky, 42303 and parking is available on site.
Tickets are $25 (plus fees) per person, for both the wagon and tent shows are on sale now at owensborotickets.com.
It is requested that all visitors taking part in the tours wear a mask.
For more information call the Museum of Science and History at (270) 687-2732.

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