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Texas Independence Day & General Sam Houston Birthday Celebration




All Day

Festivities get under way with coffee and a reception at the Gibbs-Powell House Walker County Museum. The traditional march to Sam Houston’s gravesite at Oakwood Cemetery will assemble at Austin Hall, located on the campus of Sam Houston State University, and proceed to Sam Houston’s grave along University Avenue led by the SHSU ROTC and students. A special ceremony will take place to honor General Sam Houston at his gravesite in Oakwood Cemetery, and the gravesite ceremony will include a “Baptized Texan Ceremony.” Immediately following is a luncheon and “Toast to Texas” along with birthday cake. For more information and to RSVP please click on the link to the right.

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