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Kerrville in Kerr County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Brown Cemetery

 
 
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Photographed By Craig Doda, December 25, 2018
1. Brown Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  

During the late 1840s, Joshua D. Brown (1816-1876) traveled from Gonzales and established a cypress shingle mill on the site of what is now Kerrville. This cemetery dates from 1872, when Brown's nephew, Thomas Goss was buried here. The graves of Brown and his wife, Sarah Jane (Goss), and Sarah's parents, the Rev. John and Mary Goss, are also located here. In 1923, use of part of the Brown Cemetery was granted to the Woman's Auxiliary of a local American Legion post for a veterans' burial ground that came to be called Kerrville National Cemetery.
Texas Sesquicentennial 1836-1986
 
Erected 1986 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 527.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
 
Location. 30° 0.8′ N, 99° 6.6′ W. Marker is in Kerrville, Texas, in Kerr County. Marker is on Spur 100, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kerrville TX 78028, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Texas Lions Camp (approx. half a mile
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away); Gus F. Schreiner Home (approx. 1.7 miles away); Remembering Pearl Harbor Day (approx. 1.7 miles away); POW-MIA (approx. 1.7 miles away); Schreiner University War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Fabled Bull Ring (approx. 1.7 miles away); Schreiner College (Schreiner Institute) (approx. 1.8 miles away); Glen Rest Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kerrville.
 
Brown Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, December 25, 2018
2. Brown Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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