Near Abilene in Jones County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Round Mound Cemetery
The two earliest marked burials are those of Fannie C. Harry and Charity E. Hinds, who both died in 1882. These graves are located in the northeast quarter of the cemetery. The sole fenced family plot in the cemetery contains the graves of cousins Nona Bell Manly and Ruby Harvey, who died in 1895 and 1900.
The tabernacle at the center of the cemetery was built in the early 1900s and was used for shelter during funerals. Arborvitae evergreen trees were also planted at the cemetery at this time. During the 1950s a
Erected 2009 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15905.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
Location. 32° 34.209′ N, 99° 39.377′ W. Marker is near Abilene, Texas, in Jones County. Marker can be reached from Farm to Market Road 1082 half a mile north of Farm to Market Road 3522, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in the center of Round Mound Cemetery next to the tabernacle structure; the above directions are to the cemetery entrance. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Abilene TX 79601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lake Fort Phantom Hill Parks - Johnson Park (approx. 3.2 miles away); Fort Phantom Hill (approx. 5.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Phantom Hill (approx. 5.2 miles away); Butterfield TrailSite of Old Headquarters of the Hashknife Ranch (approx. 7.6 miles away); Abilene Christian University (approx. 7.8 miles away); Hardin-Simmons University (approx. 7.9 miles away); The Hardin-Simmons Bell (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abilene.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on October 31, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.