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Walking Through Rushville's History

Rushville, IL – Willam Faulkner once wrote "The past is not dead. It's not even past." For visitors to Rushville's Sixth Annual Cemetery Walk, history was not a frozen date etched in stone. It was living, breathing, and speaking. Seven actors and actresses volunteered their time and talent to rejuvenate the past. Each stood next to the grave of the historical figure they portrayed and painted a frank and vivid portrait of life in Schuyler County. Listen to Marc Nelson's feature by clicking on the audio button above.