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2021 Fall Tour – Cemeteries Of Dallas

On October 30th we were blessed to have a great group of enthusiastic tourgoers, captivating symposium speakers and remarkable cemeteries, all precluded by perfect weather!  With tour stops around the city, guests explored a vast array of timeless landscapes abundant with historic grave markers, mausoleums and statuary.  The tour was a one day showcase of some of the most famous burial sites in Dallas including multitudes of local architects, business leaders, baseball players, some good guys and some bad guys.

Beginning at the 1937 Anton Korn designed Hillcrest Mausoleum, guests were treated to a discussion highlighting cemetery history, evolution and the built environment.  Moderated by Dallas Municipal Archivist John Slate, the symposium panel included Sparkman/Hillcrest Vice President Teresa Schnur, Dallas Genealogical Society Past President Tony Hanson as well as Versar Cultural Resources Lead Michelle Wurtz.  The entire day was filled with beautiful structures and stories, all in the great outdoors.

Thank you to our Title Sponsor, Sponsors and the many volunteers required to show the cemeteries below in their best light.

2021 Cemeteries of Dallas Fall Tour

 

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Cemetery Sponsors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breakfast And Symposium Sponsor

Contributors

The Council of Texas Archeologists generously provided a grant for this tour

Photography generously donated by Glenn Johnson Photography

Freedman's Memorial Cemetery

Sponsored by Remembering Black Dallas, Inc.





Greenwood Cemetery

Sponsored by Uptown Dallas, Inc.





McCree Cemetery

Sponsored by Versar





Oak Cliff Cemetery

Sponsored by Diane and Vinnie Sherman/The Sherman & Sherman Real Estate Team and Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate





Oakland Cemetery

Sponsored by Dallas Genealogical Society and Friends Of Oakland Cemetery





Temple Emanu-El Cemetery

Sponsored by Temple Emanu-El





Western Heights Cemetery

Sponsored by Dallas County Pioneer Association





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