Sam Houston State University

March 2 the Grave

March 2 the Grave is the oldest SHSU tradition, going back to 1893, which celebrates the life and birthday of General Sam Houston as well as Texas Independence Day. On March 2nd, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni, and the Huntsville community march from the SHSU campus (Old Main Pit) to Oakwood Cemetery for a ceremony at Sam Houston’s grave with various dignitaries speaking in remembrance of General Sam Houston.

Saturday, March 2 at 10:00am

Old Main Pit

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Student Events, Open to the Public, Alumni Relations, Faculty and Staff


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