14th Annual Old Wethersfield Lantern Light Tours, October 13 & 14

All performances of this year’s Old Wethersfield Lantern Light Tours were SOLD OUT. To guarantee a place on next year’s tours, purchase your tickets early. Tickets for next year’s 15th Annual Lantern Light Tours will go on sale September 1, 2024.

On this year’s tours, characters were drawn from the 19th century and shared their diverse experiences of Wethersfield from this century of change. On Friday October 13 and Saturday October 14 guests enjoyed this entertaining and educational journey through the Hurlbut-Dunham House, First Church, and the Ancient Burying Ground. This year’s cast and the characters they portrayed appear in the slide show below.

Hovering your mouse over the slider below will pause the auto-advance. Left and right arrows will appear and you can navigate through the photos manually at your own pace.

Barbara Gallow as Bridget Hanlin
Stephanie Fish as Martha Barnes Goodrich
Teresa Langston as Dosha M. Church Crane
C. S. Dunn as William Archie
Kit Webb as Ezekiel Porter Johnson
Gillie Johnson as William Carter
Sal Tarantino and Sheldon’s Horse

Old Wethersfield Lantern Light Tours would not be possible without our volunteers, who generously donate their time and talents to bring these stories to life. For their service, we are extremely grateful. We would also like to thank the Robert Allen Keeney Memorial Fund at The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, ShopRite of Manchester & East Hartford, and members of Wethersfield Historical Society for their financial support of this program.