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September 21, 2018

Hannibal Ghost Walk Nears


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</p>Faye Beckwith is ready for visitors at the grave of Nettie Scott Smith as she prepares for the Hannibal Historical Society Cemetery Ghost Walk.

Faye Beckwith is ready for visitors at the grave of Nettie Scott Smith as she prepares for the Hannibal Historical Society Cemetery Ghost Walk.

Faye Beckwith will be portraying her ancestor, Nettie Smith Scott during the Hannibal Historical Society’s Historic Cemetery Ghost Walk.  The event will take place on Friday, September 19 at 7 p.m. at God’s Vision Christian Church, 326 Church Street, and Saturday, September 20, leaving from God’s Vision Christian Church beginning at 11 a.m.

The Friday evening performance is for those who would have difficulty walking through the cemetery.  On Saturday, groups of 20-25 will leave God’s Vision Christian Church, at 15-20 minute intervals between 11 a.m. and 12 noon, and beginning again at 1 p.m. for a guided tour through the Hannibal Village Cemetery, stopping at particular graves.  The grave of Nettie Smith Scott will be the first one visited, where Mrs. Beckwith will tell Nettie’s story.

The cost of the tour is $5 per person and reservations are not required.  On Saturday, lunch will be available at the United Methodist Church.  For more information or questions, call 564-5650.

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