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2018-08-08 / Local News

HISTORY IN THE CEMETERY



— Julia DiNoto, in the role of the “Angel of Amherst,” shown in the top photo, performed “Ava Maria” to open the “Voices of the Williamsville Cemetery” program on Saturday. She introduced Andrew Harvey as Michael Snyder to start the walking tour. David Sherman, Bee Group Newspapers managing editor, as Adam Rinewalt (1849-1902), right, speaks with Amherst High School Principal Gregory Pigeon as Civil War veteran Tobias Witmer (1816-1897), during the walking tour. The event featured more than a dozen re-enactors and musicians, and was part of the Town of Amherst bicentennial calendar. 
Photos by Jim SmerecakPurchase color photos at www.BeeNews.com — Julia DiNoto, in the role of the “Angel of Amherst,” shown in the top photo, performed “Ava Maria” to open the “Voices of the Williamsville Cemetery” program on Saturday. She introduced Andrew Harvey as Michael Snyder to start the walking tour. David Sherman, Bee Group Newspapers managing editor, as Adam Rinewalt (1849-1902), right, speaks with Amherst High School Principal Gregory Pigeon as Civil War veteran Tobias Witmer (1816-1897), during the walking tour. The event featured more than a dozen re-enactors and musicians, and was part of the Town of Amherst bicentennial calendar. Photos by Jim SmerecakPurchase color photos at www.BeeNews.com

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