Audie Murphy and American Cotton Museum Tour With Rose-Mary Rumbley
Saturday, July 26, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Course # 893607
Join us for a fun-filled trip to Farmersville and Greenville, Texas to experience history, new sights and some surprising facts. Our trip starts in Farmersville, an early Indian settlement area that became a farming community known as the "Onion Capital of North Texas," and hosts an onion festival crowning Queen Noino, that's onion spelled backwards. Rose-Mary will charm us with her usual wit and interesting tidbits of history and humor for this area.
Traveling next to the city of Greenville where we will have lunch, and then will tour the new Audie Murphy American Cotton Museum. Audie Murphy enlisted in military service at 17 years old and became the most decorated American soldier in World War II. At the Cotton Museum we will learn about growing cotton and its impact on this area. Also, we will visit the historic Ende-Gillard house built in 1857, as well as the War Memorial Monument.
The museum admission is $4.00 for seniors.
Bus departs at 9:00 a.m. from Richland College Parking Lot D and returns to Parking Lot D at 4:30 p.m. No refunds or cancellations after June 24, 2014.
To register call 972-238-6147