5th Annual -- Murder, Mayhem & Misadventure Halloween Walking Tour
Highlighting the lives and dramatic deaths of Austin's early citizens. These chilling tales of 19th and 20th century murders and other untimely deaths shed new light on Austin's history and put you in a ghoulish mood!
October 23, 2011
Inherit Austin's dinner at Oakwood Cemetery. The proceeds benefited the Heritage Society of Austin and Save Austin's Cemeteries.
September 25, 2011
Save Austin's Cemeteries participated in the Austin Museum Partnership's Austin Museum Day
September 1, 2011
KXAN News -- Drought taking a toll on cemetery trees -- City worries watering limits will add to woes
July 19 2011
Oakwood Cemetery Chapel Rehabilitation Project Public Meeting
June 30 2011
Oakwood Cemetery – An Austin Gem
April 30 2011
"Austin's Master Builder Abner Cook, the Homes He Built, and the People who Lived in Them" walking tour
Stories of Abner Cook's clients, including Governors Pease, Hamilton, Colquitt, Hogg, Roberts; Andrew Neill, Dr. Samuel Haynie, and others. For more information click here
April 22 2011
The Austin Chronicle "What's Old is Green Again" by Nora Ankrum
April 9 2011
Austin historian Phoebe Allen presented on the unique marble lot at Oakwood Cemetery of the Townsend/Robertson families. For more information click here.
April 2 2011
Headstone Documentation and Preservation Session as part of the Texas Historical Commission's annual conference.
March 5 2011
SAC hosted its second annual It's My Park Day event. Austin Parks Foundation "It's My Park Day" clean up session: Sprucing up Plummers Cemetery and Givens Park.
January 8 2011
Dale Flatt, long-time cemetery activist, presented Mapping of Plummers Cemetery at George Washington Carver Library