Laura Carter and John Mortell will be the bride and groom in Prairietown’s upcoming McClure-Cox wedding. The couple will also be getting married in real life in November.
By Hannah Kiefer
For many years when she was a youth interpreter, Laura Carter played the groom’s younger sister in the 1836 Prairietown wedding every summer, when characters Ada Noreen McClure and James Cox get married.
This summer, however, she’ll be playing the role of the bride. And Laura’s real-life fiancé, John Mortell, will be waiting for her as the groom. It’s the first time in recent memory that a real-life couple has been fake-married in the Prairietown wedding.
“I think it’ll be fun,” Laura said. “It’s good practice,” John laughed. Continue reading