NACOGDOCHES –Downtown walking tours are back for the fall and will be offered at 10:30 a.m. each Saturday in October, excluding SFA’s homecoming weekend, at the Visitor Center, located at 200 E. Main St. Tickets are $2 and can be purchased beginning at 10 a.m. the day of the tour. Children 12 and under are free.
"The walking tours are a wonderful opportunity for locals and visitors to learn more about the city of Nacogdoches and the history that makes it unique," said Sherri Skeeters, assistant director of the Nacogdoches Convention & Visitors Bureau. “Our volunteer guides are very knowledgeable about local history and help make the tours entertaining, as well as informative.”
Other historical sites on the tour include the Caddo Indian burial mound, Oak Grove Cemetery, the Old Nacogdoches University Building, Milam Lodge No. 2, Zion Hill Baptist Church, the Sterne-Hoya House Museum and Library, Durst-Taylor Historic House and Garden, and much more. The walking tours take about an hour and a half to complete.
For more information, contact the Nacogdoches Convention & Visitors Bureau at 888-OLDEST-TOWN or www.visitnacogdoches.org .