August 14, 2011
5th Annual Murder, Mayhem & Misadventure walking tours
Save Austin’s Cemeteries hosts the Oakwood Cemetery walking tour for Halloween, highlighting the lives and dramatic deaths of Austin’s early citizens. Thoroughly researched from historic newspaper accounts and sexton records, these chilling tales of 19th and early 20th century murders and other untimely deaths will shed new light on Austin’s history and put Austin in a ghoulish mood! Tours are free and open to the public; optional donations benefit the Oakwood Cemetery Chapel restoration fund.