Oct 14 2023
Between The Js: Larisa Scott, Oak Hill Cemetery Tour
NCHS Executive Director Larisa Scott is heading up the 2023 Oak Hill Cemetery Tour, which focuses on Newnan residents of the 19th and 20th centuries. Featured graves in the 2023 tour include: the Dent Brothers, the Yancey Sisters, conman Soapy Smith’s grandmother, an arm buried by itself near its owner, a stately elderly couple, and a dynamic Newnan personality among others. Tours are led by guides portraying Sheriff Lamar Potts, Chief McIntosh, Mayhayley Lancaster and several others. An added bonus stop this year takes place at the African-American Heritage Museum located at 92 Farmer St. Tour goers are invited to stop by at either 8 or 9 p.m. for a special presentation and visit to the slave cemetery located on the property.Purchase tickets at eventbrite.com or paper tickets at the McRitchie-Hollis Museum at 74 Jackson St. Tickets are $50/Adult and $22/Child (12 and under). Questions? Review the thorough information offered on eventbrite.com or call the museum at 770-251-0207.