Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Boggy Creek Masonic Cemetery
In 1876 Jenkins Davis, a member of the early area Onion Creek Masonic Lodge No. 220, donated the 2.3 acres to the lodge, and the site became a community graveyard. First called Boggy Creek and later Boggy Creek Masonic Cemetery, the graveyard had become known simply as Masonic Cemetery by the 1960s.
Enlarged over the years, the cemetery contains about 6.6 acres and more than 1,200 burials. Among the people buried here are area pioneer settlers and their descendants; members of fraternal organizations such as the Masons and Woodmen of the World; and veterans of the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World Wars I & II, and the Korean Conflict. Onion Creek Lodge No. 220, A. F. & A. M., continues to maintain the cemetery.
Location. 30° 10.932′ N, 97° 46.841′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is on Circle S Road south of Dittmar Road East, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Austin TX 78745, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cementerio Mexicano de Maria de la Luz (approx. 0.3 miles away); Onion Creek Lodge 220, A.F. & A.M. (approx. one mile away); The Original Skyline Club Sign (approx. 2.4 miles away); Fort Magruder, C.S.A (approx. 3.2 miles away); Doyle Farm (approx. 3.3 miles away); Santiago del Valle Grant (approx. 3.3 miles away); Saint Edward’s University Main Building (approx. 3.6 miles away); Approximate Site Reached By the Espinosa-Olivares-Aguirre Expedition (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Austin.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.