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Fax: 254.710.1173
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One Bear Place # 97154
Waco, TX 76798-7154
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1300 S. University Parks
Waco, TX 76706-1221

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Waco was shaped by those hearty pioneers who first settled the frontier Waco Village on the banks of the Brazos River. Learn about the fascinating lives of these colorful early Wacoans on a guided cemetery tour through the First Street and Hebrew Rest Cemeteries!

Cemetery Tour ImageThe Mayborn Museum Complex invites you to come on Saturday, November 10, for a guided tour of two of Waco's earliest cemeteries. Actors will portray some of the most interesting early Waco settlers who were laid to rest in these cemeteries, sharing tidbits about their lives and families near where their bones are buried. Beginning at 2:30, tours will depart every 15 minutes and will last approximately 1 hour. Participants are invited to arrive at the museum prior to their tour time for check in and to explore the museum's new traveling exhibit, Bones: An Exhibit Inside You. At the scheduled time, participants will board a minibus with their group to be shuttled to the cemeteries for the guided tours. Refreshments will be provided at the final stop on the tour. Please be advised that the tours will involve about an hour of standing and walking on uneven ground. There are no benches or other seating within the cemeteries.

To reserve your spot to see Waco history come alive in a very personal way, call Lanna Palmer at 254-710-7526. Please arrive at the museum at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time. The cost is $5 for museum members and $10 for non-members. Prices include admission to the museum, the Bones exhibit and the cemetery tour with refreshments. Space is limited for each tour, so make your reservations early!

Please call us at 254-710-1110 for more information.

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