Burnet in Burnet County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Hoover's Valley Cemetery
Erected 1969 by the State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9720.)
Location. 30° 42.25′ N, 98° 22.849′ W. Marker is in Burnet, Texas, in Burnet County. Marker is at the intersection of CR-119 and FM 2342, on the right when traveling north on CR-119. Click for map. Cemetery is located SW across the street from the marker. Marker is in this post office area: Burnet TX 78611, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Longhorn Caverns (approx. 2.2 miles away); Longhorn Cavern Administration Building (approx. 2.2 miles away); C.S.A. Salt Works (approx. 4.3 miles away); Antlers Hotel (approx. 4.5 miles away); Fisher - Miller - Grant (approx. 4.5 miles away); The Tobey Community Cemetery Peter Kerr 1795-1861 (approx. 6.3 miles away); Crownover Chapel (approx. 7.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Burnet.
Also see . . .
1. Handbook of Texas Online. Hoover's Valley, TX (Submitted on February 14, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
2. Handbook of Texas Online, brief discussion of Whitlock family massacre. (Submitted on December 30, 2011, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
3. Whitlock massacre, additional information. This link provides additional detail, including the description provided by Wilbarger's Indian Depredations in Texas (Submitted on December 30, 2011, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
Texas Monthly's guide to the Hill Country provides this description of the Whitlock massacre: ".. at the foot of nearby Long Mountain, a band of unknown Indians attacked the Whitlock cabin. Attracted by the smoke, neighbors found the Mr. Whitlock lying in the field where he had been surprised. They found the children scattered about the yard, stripped of their clothing. Mrs. Whitlock lay burning in the cabin, which was made of cedar logs. Fire had burned the logs until they
— Submitted December 30, 2011, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.
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