Sponsored by: Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site; Texas Historical Commission
Join us for the “Walking with the Dead” Cemetery tour – a spooky nighttime stroll through the woods to the plantation’s 1840s era Patton Family Cemetery, and learn about mortality on the plantation during the 1800s and the dangers of the early Texas wilderness. Then, step into the plantation house for a candlelit look at the death of the site’s last owner, Governor James S. Hogg, and the effect it had on his family, as well as his plantation. Sponsored by the Texas Historical Commission. Advance tickets go on sale August 1st for $6. Tickets may also be purchased at the gate for $8 per person. 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.