Silhouettes In Time - Characters Portrayed


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Historical characters are brought to life by Sheri and Michael Gaskins. Their love of history and desire to pass that knowledge on has led to the formation of Silhouettes In Time.

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Silhouettes In Time - Characters Portrayed

  1. 1. <ul><li>Historical monologues and interpretations </li></ul><ul><li>featuring engaging characters from a by-gone era. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Bringing History to Life <ul><li>The historical characters portrayed by Silhouettes in Time are available for headline performances, </li></ul><ul><li>educational events for schools and colleges, or public engagements of every kind. </li></ul><ul><li>For bookings and information contact: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  3. 3. Katherine Haroney <ul><li>Big Nose Kate Infamous lady-love of Doc Holiday with an intriguing story of her own to tell. Hear her life story, living with Doc, working with Bessie Earp, how she felt about Wyatt and how all of their lives entwine. </li></ul>
  4. 4. John Henry “Doc” Holiday <ul><li>A southern bred gentleman born to position and hardship. A medical life sentence, prevented practicing Dentistry. Surviving by gambling and reputation as a gunman, he made a life long friend of Wyatt Earp and the one recurring woman in his life, Big Nose Kate. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Margaret Borland <ul><li>A woman from Victoria Texas who survived four husbands, the first known woman to bring over 2,000 head of cattle from Texas to Wichita with children and grandchildren in tow. Surviving adversity and hardship only to succumb to “trail fever” at the end of the trail. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Belle Starr <ul><li>Immortalized as “The Bandit Queen” for her exploits. A church organist on Sunday, horse thief(?) on Monday. Who was this woman really, and was her only crime being a loyal Daughter of the South? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Tom Horn <ul><li>Wyoming stock detective hired by the cattlemen to stop rustlers and run off homesteaders. Spent his youth as a scout for US Cavalry that helped capture Geronimo, mule skinner for Teddy Roosevelt and his run on San Juan Hill. Hung for murder in 1903, but did he really do it? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Mother Bickerdyke <ul><li>What was supposed to be a one day trip to render aid to Union troops, became a life-long commitment to caring for her “boys”, the enlisted troops in peril from their conditions as much as their foes. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Missouri Border Raider <ul><li>One of the nameless many who became participants in the border wars between Kansas and Missouri. Federal “red legs”, Kansas Jayhawkers and Missouri bushwhackers, the only difference was the side they chose. Sometimes, not even that. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Elizabeth Fisher <ul><li>Caught up in the border war conflict between Kansas and Missouri during the Civil War, the wife of Rev. Fisher faces raiders burning her home and looking to seek revenge against her abolitionist husband. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Gen. James Birdseye McPherson <ul><li>West Point graduate who knew and respected men who became his “enemies” during the war between the states. Some say he was on his way to becoming President before becoming the highest ranking Union Officer to be killed in battle. </li></ul>