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2017 Official Alton Visitors Guide
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Non-Walking Vintage Voices

Friday, October 13, 2017
5:00pm to 8:00pm

Alton Little Theater
2450 N. Henry Street
Alton, IL 62002
(618) 462-3205


Non-Walking Vintage Voices

Alton Little Theater will present the 16th annual Vintage Voices, "A New Century 1880-1920" in October with a new date and time format.

Walking tours will be conducted the first two weekends in October in the Alton Cemetery, located at 5th and Vine in Alton. Walking tours start at 11:30 a.m. and will run continuously until the last tour leaves at 2:45 p.m. 

The cost is $15 for Adults and $10 for students.

The Vintage Voices community committee has chosen 8 sites with 10 characters that were influential to Alton's history during the turn of the century.

Attendees will hear from teachers Mary Olive Gillham and Bertha Ferguson, and meet architect, James M. Maupin, who designed many schools and other public buildings in Madison County. Next on the tour will be Mrs. Henry (Janet) Watson, the women who donated the land for Riverview Park. WWI soldier, William Luecth and the Cisco brothers (Tuskegee Airmen) will share their stories. Andrew Carnegie will be the Historian this year and will enlighten attendess about the history of the Carnegie Library System. Young drowning victim, Nick Taneakas will tell of his demise and the last stop on the tour will be a visit from Richard Galbaly, the glassblower who represented Illinois Glass in Paris. 

Tickets for all tours are available online at AltonLittleTheater.org Tickets for the cemetery tours will also be available at WBGZ and the Alton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau starting Sept. 1.

An expanded non-walking tour with a wine and cheese reception will be held at Alton Little Theater on Friday, October 13. The cost for the non-walking tour is $20 per person.


Admission
$20 per person
Non-Walking Vintage Voices

Alton Little Theater will present the 16th annual Vintage Voices, "A New Century 1880-1920" in October with a new date and time format.

Walking tours will be conducted the first two weekends in October in the Alton Cemetery, located at 5th and Vine in Alton. Walking tours start at 11:30 a.m. and will run continuously until the last tour leaves at 2:45 p.m. 

The cost is $15 for Adults and $10 for students.

The Vintage Voices community committee has chosen 8 sites with 10 characters that were influential to Alton's history during the turn of the century.

Attendees will hear from teachers Mary Olive Gillham and Bertha Ferguson, and meet architect, James M. Maupin, who designed many schools and other public buildings in Madison County. Next on the tour will be Mrs. Henry (Janet) Watson, the women who donated the land for Riverview Park. WWI soldier, William Luecth and the Cisco brothers (Tuskegee Airmen) will share their stories. Andrew Carnegie will be the Historian this year and will enlighten attendess about the history of the Carnegie Library System. Young drowning victim, Nick Taneakas will tell of his demise and the last stop on the tour will be a visit from Richard Galbaly, the glassblower who represented Illinois Glass in Paris. 

Tickets for all tours are available online at AltonLittleTheater.org Tickets for the cemetery tours will also be available at WBGZ and the Alton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau starting Sept. 1.

An expanded non-walking tour with a wine and cheese reception will be held at Alton Little Theater on Friday, October 13. The cost for the non-walking tour is $20 per person.


Admission
$20 per person

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