Annual cemetery tour is Saturday
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Oct. 29, 2010 at 5:29 a.m.
To buy ticketsTickets are $10 per person and available at Rogers Pharmacy, Victoria College Bookstore, Shop The World and the Victoria Preservation Office.
For more information, call 361-578-1878.
Victoria Preservation Inc. will host its seventh annual Cemetery Tour on Saturday. This year's tour will be in Victoria's historic Evergreen Cemetery, at the corner of N. Vine and Red River streets.
The tour will feature 12 costumed re-enactors who will portray historic figures. This year, the historical figures will be Willis McCutcheon, Jake Hummel, John J. Linn, Elizabeth M. Owens, Patricia de la Garza de Leon, Catherine McDow Brownson, India King Wheeler Craig, Julia Welder Daniel, Newton Gullett, Lorenzo Dow Heaton, Julia Connally Plummer Steele and Sylvan Pela.
Those attending the tour should be at the cemetery at 6:45 p.m. After a short introduction, the tour will begin promptly at 7 p.m.