in its 7th year, the 2009 event will introduce you to a new group of former Columbus
shown here are from last years program.
Organizers were faced with the
intimidating challenge of writing this year’s tour without the help of County
Historian Bill Stein, whose
untimely death earlier this year looked as if it might jeopardize the event.
Bill Stein was full of surprises
and when his desk revealed the pre-written scripts of most of this years’ participants,
the sigh of relief was heard as far west as Bastrop
and as far east as Katy.
The tour is “a thinking-person’s Halloween” – and is more of a celebration of
The tour is highly recommended for three types of people:
Those who never attended a good cemetery tour.
2. Those who have attended a
bad cemetery tour and regretted it.
3. People who plan to have a cemetery
tour in their town and need to know how it’s done properly.
Out of town?
the night in Columbus at a hotel
and explore the town and
on your way home.
remain at only $10 per person and are available from the Nesbitt Library. 979-732-3392.
Ask for Alma or Bernadette. Proceeds go to the Nesbitt Library.
tours leave every ten minutes stating at 7 p.m.
Odd Fellows Cemetery is adjacent to the Old City Cemetery on Old Highway 90, west
of Columbus. Just past the
post office on the south side of the road.