(SHERMAN, Texas) September 19, 2017
“History Comes Alive,” the annual historic tour through West Hill Cemetery will be returning on Saturday, October 7th. 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 Reverend Jacob Monroe Binkley, Christopher Columbus Binkley, Marshall Lee Simmons, John O. Britton, John Carlton Dannell II, Charles Oliver Dannell II, Grace Dupree Ridings, and Hope Dupree Ridings Miller. 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 great opportunity for the community to learn about its local history and learn about those that made this area as great as it is today,” Director of The Sherman Museum, Dan Steelman stated.
“History Comes Alive” is scheduled for Saturday, October 7th 2017. Tickets are available but limited so please order now. 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 on the museum’s website at theshermanmuseum.org.Tickets will also be available 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 studentsare $10, and tickets for museum members are $15.
About The Sherman Museum
The Sherman Museum is a non-profit 501(c) (3) educational organization devoted to collecting, preserving and interpreting objects of historical significance for visitors and residents of Grayson County and the Greater North Texas Region. The museum was previously known as The Red River Historical Museum prior to a name change in March 2011. For more information about The Sherman Museum contact us at www.theshermanmuseum.org.