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GRAVEYARD TOURS
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Come explore the oldest and most historic cemetery in Galveston. Take a walking tour of the Broadway Cemetery, and come see where the most famous citizens of Galveston and Texas are laid to rest and hear their stories. Find out the history of funeral practices and cemeteries in Galveston. Hear famous and infamous stories about Galveston's former residents including Lizzie Alberti (committed filicide), Bettie Brown (allegedly haunts Ashton Villa), General John Magruder (hero of Galveston during the Civil War), George Childress (author of the Texas Declaration of Independence who committed suicide), and Michel Menard and Samuel May Williams (founders of Galveston) as you stand over where they are interred.

The graveyard tour is a historical tour that includes ghoulish details with a dash of legendary and alleged ghost stories. The tours last about an hour.

Tour groups are limited to 50 people. To reserve your spot on the tour and more information please call (281)742-4498 or email galvestongraveyardtours@yahoo.com. Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated, and violators will be asked to leave the tour. The Broadway Cemetery is located between 40th and 43rd streets on Broadway.

Legal disclaimer: No video or audio devices are allowed without the consent of Galveston Graveyard Tours, but you may take as many still photographs as you wish. There's no telling what you may capture. Please watch your step on the uneven cemetery paths. Galveston Graveyard Tours and anyone associated with Galveston Graveyard Tours are not responsible for any injuries sustained on the tour. The tour fee is non-refundable. Please respect the dead and the cemetery. Do not litter, deface the headstones, damage the headstones, or walk on the headstones. When possible stay on the path, and do not walk on the gravesites.

Please be on time, as the cemetery gates will be locked as soon as the tour starts.

Call for pricing.



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