Bullet wounds in the George Washington statue, the final resting place of UT's first mascot, and tales of history, romance, and protest fill professor Jim Nicar's unofficial tours of the university campus. The gregarious lecturer presents a side of the school that you won't find in history books. It's like hearing the family history from a favorite uncle. The history tours are held on alternating weekends in the spring. Nicar also gives a UT architecture tour, called Sunday Stroll, in the spring. Sign up early at his e-mail address.
University of Texas at Austin
727 E. Dean Keeton, 512/471-3434
Sarah M. & Charles E. Seay Building, Speedway & Dean Keeton, 512/471-1157
UT Architecture Library, 200 Battle Hall, 512/495-4620
University of Texas Department of Art & Art History, 2301 San Jacinto, 512/475-7718
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