“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Killeen in Bell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Maxdale Cemetery

Maxdale Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, August 6, 2018
1. Maxdale Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Established in the 1860s to serve the rural community of Pleasant Grove, this cemetery is one of the oldest in Bell County. Land for the graveyard was given by Frank N. McBryde, Sr., whose 1883 application for a post office for the community resulted in the name change to Maxdale. The earliest documented grave is that of Louisa Marlar (1849-1867), although an 1863 tombstone marks the site of a grave reinterred here from another location. Others interred here include pioneer settlers and veterans of the Civil War, World War I, World War II, and Korea.
Erected 1989 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3264.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
Location. 30° 59.228′ N, 97° 49.822′ W. Marker is near Killeen, Texas, in Bell County. Marker is on Wolfridge Road, 0.4 miles east of Maxdale Road (Farm to Market Road 2670), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Killeen TX 76549, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McBryde Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); Tobey Cemetery (approx. 4.4 miles away); Gillum Cemetery (approx. 4.8 miles away); Oakalla (approx. 5.6 miles away); DeWolfe-Dillingham Community Cemetery (approx. 8.2 miles away); Smith Cemetery (approx. 8.7 miles away); Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery (approx. 8.8 miles away); The Community of Briggs (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Killeen.
Maxdale Cemetery Marker Area image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, August 6, 2018
2. Maxdale Cemetery Marker Area
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 522 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 7, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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