Preservation Houston Walking Tour: Women of Glenwood Historic Cemetery


Discover the stories of some of the fascinating women interred at historic Glenwood Cemetery during Preservation Houston's special walking tour. Included on the tour will be several women who played important roles in the development of Houston and Texas: Charlotte Allen, wife of Houston co-founder Augustus Allen; suffragists Annette Finnigan and Florence Sterling; and Alice Graham Baker, a leader in the local settlement house movement.

Nationally prominent Glenwood women include newspaper publisher and stateswoman Oveta Culp Hobby, who led the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II, and movie star Gene Tierney.

Please note that the terrain is hilly. The 90-minute tour covers approximately one mile. There are no restrooms in the cemetery.



Glenwood Cemetery
2525 Washinton Ave.
Houston, TX 77007


$10 per person; $7 for students with ID and Preservation Houston members; reservations are required, walk-ups will not be accepted.
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