The Antiquarian & Historical Society of Culver and the Culver-Union Township Public Library are pleased to present the fourth “Stories & Stones” cemetery walk event on Saturday, September 16 at 1:00 pm in the Culver Masonic Cemetery at the corner of South Main Street and West Shore Drive. Stories & Stones is an immersive experience with a local history focus. Join us as we uncover Culver’s unique history and bring the past to life with living history presentations of notable and interesting members of our community’s past. This year’s featured decedents include:

Harold Maurice Bryant (1925-1944), WWII veteran

Margaret Bernhard Carter (1897-1995), Culver Community school teacher

John R. Mars (1919-2011), Culver Academy instructor and superintendent

Pearl Klein Onesti (1913-2000), local grocery and restaurant owner

Edward Tilden Payson (1902-1977), Culver Academy band director

David Whitted (1881-1948), dining hall waiter at Culver Academy

A new event format will be introduced with presentations taking place at 1:00 pm in the cemetery’s center. Seating, shade, and refreshments will be provided. Following the presentations, attendees are invited to take a self-guided walking tour of the featured grave sites.

This event is free and open to the public. Parking is available outside the cemetery along Main Street and West Shore Drive. In the event of rain, presentations will take place in the North Meeting Room at Culver-Union Township Public Library.