Immerse yourself in the rich local history of St. Charles! Help portray local community figures and tell in short monologues about their lives, their joys, their sorrows, and their loves. Participants will visit their actual grave sites located in North Cemetery.
We need actors for both the September 21st walk from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. and the night walk on October 18 from 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Actors are required to attend a training and orientation session on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 1:00 p.m.
We need you to help tell these stories and bring these individuals back to life! We are now recruiting actors to help portray these important St. Charles figures. We will train all actors and provide you with a script, background information, and costumes. Lunch provided for all volunteers!
Choose from among the following individuals to portray:
Alice Davis (1883-1966) - Teacher and Town Historian CLAIMED
Helen Munhall (1893-1983) - Teacher CLAIMED
Lieutenant John Farrell Elliot (1878-1966) - Civil War Soldier
Dr. Charles A. Potter (1878-1966) - Physician and Chief of Staff of STC City Hospital
Emma Lake (1874-1932) - WWI Red Cross Nurse CLAIMED
Dean Ferson (1810-1892) - Early St. Charles Settler
Prudence Ward Ferson (1812-1902) - Wife of Dean Ferson CLAIMED
John F. Farnsworth (1820-1900) Congressman and Civil War General CLAIMED
Lina Paschal (1858-1956) - Editor of the Valley Chronicle CLAIMED
Dr. Ival G. Langum (1877-1953) - Doctor and Mayor of St. Charles CLAIMED
Harriet Luckett Harris (1898-1984) - Great Granddaughter of Underground Railroad Freedom Seeker Joanna Gardner and Foster Mother
Edward Best AKA Maro the Magician (1868-1908) - Magician and Musician CLAIMED
Stevens Sanborn Jones - Town Attorney and Proposed Town Name
Bela Hunt (1812-1908) - Early St. Charles Settler and Businessman
Caroline Howard (1811- 1890) - Medium CLAIMED
Charles Haines (1844-1914) - Businessman, Mayor, and School Board President CLAIMED
Dr. Horace C. Gillette (1806-1878) - Doctor
John Brown (1832-1915) - Businessman and Farmer
Lorenzo Ward (1822-1890) - Businessman and Farmer
Vera Rockwell (1890-1972) - Teacher and Girl Scout Leader CLAIMED
Beatrice Amenoff (1911-1995) - Wife of Mayor CV Amenoff
Charles Caustin (1852-1931) - Speed Walker
Emma Durant Lane (1852-1922) - Teacher
Charles Lindsay III (1903-1983) - Master Fox Hunter
Dickie Burchell (1854-1863) - Son of Hotel owner Peter Burchell, the First Hotel in St. Charles
Samuel Durant (1827-1891) - Civil War Soldier and First Historian of St. Charles.
Frank Underwood (1860-1957) - Carpenter and Collector of Curiosities, started the St. Charles History Museum
Amelia Anderson (1876-1963) - School Nurse CLAIMED
Alice Berg Johnson (1885-1968) - Titanic Survivor CLAIMED
If you are interested in becoming an actor, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (630) 584-6967.