History Comes Alive

“History Comes Alive,” the annual historic tour through West Hill Cemetery will be returning on Saturday, May 4th. The tour through the cemetery allows people to learn about influential figures from Sherman and the Grayson County area.

The tour will guide tourists through West Hill Cemetery, stopping at the graves and historical markers of various prominent local people. This year’s tour will include Edward Younger Goode, Lydia Starr McPherson, Mrs. Oliver A. Carr “Mattie,” Andrew Hanson, Bruno H. Zauk, and the Great Sherman Storm of 1896. Each stop will allow tourists to hear the stories and history of these individuals through character actors playing each historical figure.

“History Comes Alive” is scheduled for Saturday, May 4th, 2019. Tickets are available starting April 18th, but they are limited so please order quickly. Ticket times are available from 9:00am to 1:00pm every half hour with the 12pm time being handicap accessible. Tickets can be purchased in person at the museum, by phone at (903) 893-7623, or at the Touch of Class Antique store on the corner of Crockett Street and Lamar Street in downtown Sherman. Tickets for adults are $20, tickets for students with an ID are $10, and tickets for museum members are $15.

Parking is available in the parking lot behind the cemetery office.

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