Posted by on 08/07/2019

09/28/2019 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
The Sherman Museum

The Sherman Museum presents a walking tour fundraiser- “History Comes Alive,” the annual historic tour through West Hill Cemetery will be returning on Saturday, September 28th. 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 Dr. George R. Stephens, Sherman Mayor, Perry Frederick Goben, Early Photographer, Dr. P.T. Vaught, Optometrist & Radio Gospel Singer, Olive Oatman Fairchild, survivor of an abduction, and Mausoleum, Tiffany Stained glass. 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 a wonderful, and fun, way for people to ‘interact’ and learn from the past,” states Natalie R. Bonner, Assistant Director of The Sherman Museum.

“History Comes Alive” is scheduled for Saturday, September 28th 2019. Tickets are available, but they are limited so please order quickly. Ticket times are available from 9:00am to 2:00pm 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.


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