March 2 the Grave

1914 March 2nd March

17 March 2 the Grave

Alcalde 1942

Alcalde 1921

Houstonian 1926

Alcalde 1965

The March 2 the Grave is an 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 to Oakwood Cemetery for a ceremony at Sam Houston’s grave with various dignitaries speaking in remembrance of General Sam Houston.