Thursday, August 20, 2015
Last of Herrin Massacre Bus Tours Takes Off Saturday
If you ever wanted to learn more about the Herrin Massacre now is the time. Our last tour of the summer will be Saturday starting at 9 a.m. with the bus leaving from the Williamson County Jail Museum at 105 S. Van Buren St. in Marion.
S.I. Treasure Tours conducts the tours and yours truly, Jon Musgrave of IllinoisHistory.com and the Southern Illinois Tourism News blog, serves as the guide. The tour includes visits to the jail museum, Station Carbondale railroad museum and the Herrin City Cemetery, as well as lunch at an area historic site.
Go to www.TreasureToursSI.com to reserve your seats now.