ICYMI... The 17th annual Sangamon County Historical Society "Walk through Oak Ridge Cemetery" was a success! The eight actors and actresses were phenomenal and portrayed the decedents very well.
Salome Paddock Enos- (1791- 1877) was the wife of Pascal Enos who opened the first land office in the Springfield District. She donated $3 million worth of property for a new State Capitol. Portrayed by Carol Woodrum (first pic)
Mr. Thomas Rees (1850-1933) was the long-time publisher of the Illinois State Register and Illinois Senator. Upon his death, he left funds to build the carillon in Washington Park that bears his name.
Portrayed by Dave Vandevoort (center pic)