October 27, 2012
6th Annual -- Murder, Mayhem & Misadventure Halloween Walking Tour at Oakwood Cemetery
The tours highlighted the lives and 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 13, 2012
Cemetery Stone: Professor Emeritus of Geology Earle F. McBride presented a cemetery tour examining the response of different stones to the elements and microbial growth, and how both the texture of natural stone and its treatment by stonecutters influence legibility with time.
September 23, 2012
Save Austin's Cemeteries is participated in the city-wide Austin Museum Day. Austin residents and their fascinating stories at Oakwood Cemetery, which dates to 1839.
September 1, 2012
Oakwood Cemetery: Graceful Chapel Austin360.com
July 14, 2012
UT doctoral anthropology student Nedra Lee discussed her involvement on the research and preservation work at the Bull Hill Cemetery in Marlin, Texas. R.I.P. Bull Hill Cemetery: Archaeological and Historical Investigation and Descendant Community Outreach on an African American Cemetery. Held at the North Village Branch Library.
July 1, 2012
YNN News -- Funding needed to preserve historic cemetery
June 2, 2012
OAKWOOD HISTORY WALK -- A walk through Section Four of Oakwood Cemetery. Historian Danny Camacho shared his knowledge of the cemetery, including burials in the “Colored Grounds,” Beth Israel II, and many of the older gravesites in this section.
April 2, 2012
Ben Thompson Graveside Dedication & History Conference hosted by the Ben Thompson Preservation Foundation and other groups. www.benthompsonfoundation.org
March 24, 2012
6 Degrees of Connection - Texas Heritage event
February 29, 2012
KXAN.com Report Cemeteries buried in current budget
January 16, 2012
AMERICAN-STATESMAN Austin revising contract for cemetery maintenance
January 14, 2012
Symbolism in the Cemetery: Historian Sally Victor presented a Save Austin's Cemeteries' guest speaker session on symbolism and the meanings to various ethnic and religious groups found at Oakwood Cemetery. She included some general symbols from several fraternal organizations.
January 7, 2012
Another successful photo-documentation session. YNN News 8 attended and reported... Documenting Austin's History through City Gravestones