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Pat Clanton (pictured below) and Carol Jahncke introduced the idea of the "Whisperings of the Past" cemetery production, bringing together the many people who would help make it happen, particularly the actors. They met under the large oaks on the city hall grounds planning for the presentation. She played the part of her great grandmother from Ireland.
"The event was a huge success, and I can remember that it closed with someone in the cemetery playing 'taps.' It was dusk and a full silver moon was rising," Mrs. Clanton recalled. "It was a sight I will never forget."
In 1988, an earlier Cemetery Tour was part of the city's 175th anniversary program.
And from another performance year...
A number of local citizens turned out to support the restoration of the cemetery.
One of the actors who presented the life stories of the honored
Music was offered
The actors for the cemetery tour portrayals
Another Whisperings from the Past event was held in 2013 to mark the Covington Bicentennial Commemorative festivities
A Walk Through Covington History
Covington City Cemetery