Tales from the Underground - Costumed Living History Tour

  • Rhinebeck, Hudson Valley
  • Oct 13, 2018 – Oct 20, 2018
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Costumed living history tour in Rhinebeck Cemetery. Actors will tell the stories of 8 cemetery residents including:

Arthur Cozine, movie actor and director, veteran of WWI and WWII

Lieutenant Robert Armstrong, Civil War soldier who died during the Siege of Petersburg

Maria James, local poet and companion of Mary Garrettson, one of the founders of the Cemetery

Otto Ruge, WW1 Veteran and co-founder of Ruge’s Oldsmobile in Rhinebeck

Helen (Huntington) Astor Hull, first wife of Vincent Astor and patron the arts

Barbary Waters, black woman born in the house of Robert Sands and buried in the Sands family plot

Elizabeth Schermerhorn Jones, aunt of Edith Wharton, her home, Wyndclyffe was one of the first large estates built along the Hudson River in Rhinebeck and the term "keeping up with the Jones" is said to originate from her family

Margaret Lynch "Daisy" Suckley, she was a close friend and cousin of Franklin D Roosevelt and donated her home to Wilderstein Preservation before her death in 1991

  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Admission: $15 adults; $10 students with ID; $8 seniors ad children under 12
  • 3 Mill Rd
    Rhinebeck, NY 12572
  • Rhinebeck Cemetery
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