Historic Glenwood Cemetery strolling tour: August 22, 2015
Function on 2015-08-22 ten:00:00
About The Females of Glenwood tour
Positioned on rolling land near Buffalo Bayou with superb trees and landscaping, as well as elaborate Victorian monuments and statuary, historic Glenwood Cemetery, set up in 1871, is one particular of the most beautiful out of doors areas in Houston. It is also the resting area of some of Houston's most well-known citizens, including philanthropist George Hermann Texas Governor and Humble Oil co-founder Ross Sterling oil wildcatter Glenn McCarthy motion picture star Gene Tierney and eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes. Our tour explores the unforgettable stories of the males and females buried listed here as nicely as Glenwood's lovely landscape and elaborate monuments.
Tour moments and dates are subject matter to modify in the function a burial is scheduled on the date of the tour or in case of inclement temperature. Time adjustments will be posted on the PH site, and individuals holding reservations will be notified as much in progress as feasible.
Please be aware that the tours are going for walks excursions and that all cars will be remaining near the cemetery entrance. The route covers roughly 1.five miles at a leisurely tempo. There are no general public restrooms available on the residence.
Reservations for these tours are constrained and will be assured on a initial arrive, initial served foundation. There are no refunds for Glenwood tours.
Proceeds from Glenwood tours reward Preservation Houston, a non-income business dedicated to preserving Houston's irreplaceable architectural and cultural background.
Greater Houston Preservation Alliance dba Preservation Houston. GHPA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-earnings corporation.
at Glenwood Cemetery
2525 Washington Avenue
Houston, United StatesGlenwood Cemetery