Living History of Oak Grove Cemetery Tour

Historical figures of Nacogdoches return to life to share their history in the beautiful Oak Grove Cemetery. Saturday, April 6th starting at 10 am, visitors are invited to the Living History of Oak Grove Cemetery Tour presented by Friends of Historic Nacogdoches, Inc. in partnership with Nacogdoches Historic Sites.
Talented reenactors portray carefully selected historic figures and bring those personalities to life. Groups will be guided through the cemetery to each presenter by tour guides. Along the way, participants will marvel at the beautiful grounds and the historic gravestones. Established in c. 1837, Oak Grove is one of the oldest cemeteries in Nacogdoches and has been designated as a Historic Texas Cemetery by the Texas Historical Commission. It serves as the final resting place of several signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence, soldiers of the Texas Revolution and subsequent wars, and the men, women, and children who shaped the land and
communities of East Texas. Tickets for the cemetery tour are $10 and will be sold onsite during the event. Children 10 years and younger are free. Tours will start at 10 am and will begin every 20 minutes with the last tour at 12:40 p.m. Proceeds from this event will go to Friends of Historic Nacogdoches, Inc. to help with their efforts to share and preserve Nacogdoches history. The Living History of Oak Grove Cemetery Tour is a cherished event and an exciting way to learn more about Nacogdoches. For more information, visit the Friends of Historic Nacogdoches Facebook page, email historicsites@nactx.us or call 936-560-4441.