Texas State Cemetery Walking Tour

Jan 22 2022 - 9:00am to 10:30am

Tour will begin at the French Legation, proceed on foot to the Texas State Cemetery and return to the French Legation.  

802 San Marcos Street
900 East 9th Street
Austin  Texas  78702

Join the staff of the French Legation for a walking tour of the official burial ground of the state of Texas. This tour will highlight prominent figures from the Republic era who were buried or reinterred in the cemetery. These pioneers and politicians played key roles in the founding of the city of Austin, the drama of the Pig War, and the construction of the French Legation. The tour will last approximately 1.5 hours to accommodate time for walking and questions before returning to the Legation. Spots are limited.  Price of tour will include admission to the historic structures of the French Legation after the tour.  

To reserve your spot and inquire about prices, call 737-226-1779 or email Fl-Reservations@thc.texas.gov.     

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  • Entrance to the Texas State Cemetery