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Caldwell in Burleson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Old City Cemetery

 
 
Old City Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, June 8, 2014
1. Old City Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Created in 1840 (same year Caldwell was laid out) when lots 3 and 12 were made a "Grave Yard and Church lot" forever.

Town founder Lewis L. Chiles (d.1864) is buried here. Oldest legible stone is for Margarette A. King and infant daughter (d.1843).

Now maintained by city.
 
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Comittee. (Marker Number 7565.)
 
Location. 30° 31.725′ N, 96° 41.57′ W. Marker is in Caldwell, Texas, in Burleson County. Marker is at the intersection of West Buffalo Street and South Thomas Street, on the left when traveling west on West Buffalo Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Caldwell TX 77836, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burleson County in World War II (approx. 0.2 miles away); City of Caldwell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burleson County (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Mitchell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Early Settlers of Burleson County in the Texas War for Independence (approx. mile away); Moseley's Ferry (approx.
Old City Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, June 8, 2014
2. Old City Cemetery Marker
11 miles away); Route of El Camino Real (approx. 13.8 miles away); Site of the Somerville Harvey House (approx. 16 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Caldwell.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 339 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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