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Zoom Sessions

Legacy of Houston Zoom Sessions

Our popular Zoom Sessions are now available on demand. 

GLENWOOD FAMILIES:
Houston Business

Some of the families that made the greatest impact on Houston’s history now rest at Glenwood. Learn about some of the remarkable families who were active in the Bayou City’s business community.

GLENWOOD FAMILIES:
Civic and Cultural Roots

Historic Glenwood Cemetery is the resting place of some families that made lasting contributions to Houston’s civic and cultural life. Learn some of their stories during this program.

GLENWOOD AND THE OILFIELD

Houston’s history has deep ties to the oilfield, so it’s no surprise that the lives of many Houstonians buried at historic Glenwood Cemetery involve oil. Learn more about these larger-than-life figures during this program.

ART THE FOR AGES:
The Monuments of Glenwood

From elaborate statuary to crisp modern memorials, the monuments at Houston’s historic Glenwood Cemetery tell the story of 150 years of changing tastes, rising fortunes and varied personal motivations.

GLENWOOD WOMEN:
from Suffragists to the Silver Screen

The women buried at Houston’s historic Glenwood Cemetery made their marks in fields ranging from business and civic leadership to the military and the movies. Learn about their lives, careers and impacts on the Bayou City — and beyond.

Hosted by Jim Parsons, Programs Director of Preservation Houston,
and
Richard A. Ambrus, Executive Director of Glenwood Cemetery

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