For several years a tradition has been growing in Pine Plains: the annual Lantern Tour of the Evergreen Cemetery. As a fund-raiser for the Library, the historical society researches the lives of four or five people whose graves are then visited by current townspeople and their stories are enacted by the living.
Held around Halloween, it is educational, entertaining, and spooky!
But this year of the Covid-19 pandemic, social distancing required a much smaller attendance; the tour was conducted for small groups. I was asked to make this version that could be presented to the community through video.
You can take this virtual stroll through Evergreen, but, if you are in Pine Plains, go there and take a real one for yourself! Unlike those who lie below, you can always leave…