Cestohowa in Karnes County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Cemetery
Among the graves of interest are those of many persons who were instrumental in the formation of the Czestochowa parish. The Rev. Stanislaus Przyborowski (1872-1957) served the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church for 35 years and established several other Catholic churches
At the dawn of the 21st century there were 864 graves in this cemetery. Various caretakers and volunteer labor continued to maintain the site, which remains a chronicle of Polish American settlement in Texas.
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Don J. & Amelia O. Titzman
Erected 2000 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 12331.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1878.
Location. 29° 0.415′ N, 97° 56.178′ W. Marker is in Cestohowa, Texas, in Karnes County. Marker is on County Road 245, 0.3 miles south of Farm to Market Road 3191, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Falls City TX 78113, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); El Fuerte del CiboloJohn Gawlik House (approx. 4 miles away); First Store in Panna Maria (approx. 4.1 miles away); Pilarczyk Store (approx. 4.1 miles away); Panna Maria, Texas (approx. 4.1 miles away); Town of Panna Maria (approx. 4.1 miles away); Immaculate Conception Church (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cestohowa.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 9, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.