Near Temple in Bell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
On July 23, 1921, the Masonic Lodge deeded the property to the Moffat Cemetery Association, which later acquired additional land for the burial ground. The association incorporated in 1976.
The cemetery is the final resting place for numerous area settlers, including pioneer Isaac Thomas Bean (1821-1899), who came to Texas in 1823 with his family. The names of prominent families and military veterans are found on the numerous markers, which include vertical stones and stone cairns.
Erected 2004 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13051.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical date for this entry is July 23, 1921.
Location. 31° 12.985′ N, 97° 27.484′ W. Marker is near Temple, Texas, in Bell County. Marker is on State Highway 36 0.2 miles north of Burgandy Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moody TX 76557, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Baptist Church of Moody (approx. 8.7 miles away); Bird Creek Indian Battle (approx. 9.2 miles away); Site of 1920's Factory of the Temple Monoplane (approx. 9˝ miles away); Lake Polk Park (approx. 9.6 miles away); Bird Creek Battlefield (approx. 9.7 miles away); Cultural Activities Center (approx. 9.7 miles away); Norman Austin (approx. 10 miles away); Jeff Hamilton (approx. 10.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Temple.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.