Lake Murvaul is located 15 miles west of Carthage, in Panola County. The lake is 3,397 surface acres, with an average maximum depth of 36 feet. Native and non-native aquatic plants are present, with total coverage ranging from 10% to 30% of the lake’s surface. Natural habitat is present is present in the form of Read more
Twilight Cemetery Stroll in Historic Jefferson
A Shipwreck Victim, Murdered Diamond Bessie, Her Accused Murderer, A Freed Slave, and More[caption id="attachment_9677" align="aligncenter" width="495"] Lucy Russell,lost in a tragic steamboat voyage in 1871, offers her spirited story during the Twilight Cemetery Stroll in Jefferson, Texas. The one-hour walking tour features six brave and raucous characters greeting visitors from their century-old resting places in Old Oakwood Cemetery on Saturday, April 20, from 5 pm to 7 pm.[/caption]
JEFFERSON- Historic spirits come to life, sharing their brave and raucous past during the annual Jefferson Twilight Cemetery Stroll on Saturday, April 20, from 5 pm to 7 pm in Old Oakwood Cemetery. A murdered lady of the night, her accused murderer, a shipwreck victim, a freed slave, and more characters speak near elegant Victorian tombstones and serene monuments during this one-hour guided walking tour. Tour groups meet at the main cemetery gate near 607 N. Alley in Jefferson.
Galveston Island, Texas – For an island that is no stranger to the strange, this Halloween season Galveston Historical Foundation is offering a new roster of uniquely created events for adult and youth alike. Tickets for all events are available for purchase at www.galvestonhistory.org.
“The island is a treasure of haunted stories and spooky places,” states GHF Executive Director, Dwayne Jones. “Our rich history and fascinating buildings are ideal for a truly unique Halloween experience.”