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Salado in Bell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Salado Cemetery

 
 
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By Keith Peterson, February 2, 2008
1. Salado Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Established 1856 on 2.5-acre site given by E.S.C. Robertson.

Distinguished Texans interred here include the Rev. G.W. Baines, great-grandfather of President Lyndon B. Johnson; the Rev. and Mrs. J.E. Ferguson, parents of Governor James E. Ferguson; A.J. Rose, Grand Master of A.F.&A.M. of Texas and trustee of Texas A.&M. College; J.L. Smith and S.J. Jones, both presidents of Salado College (1859-1885).

Other graves here are for veterans of U.S.-Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I and World War II.
 
Erected 1969 by the Texas Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4491.)
 
Location. 30° 56.196′ N, 97° 31.936′ W. Marker is in Salado, Texas, in Bell County. Marker is on Baines St, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salado TX 76571, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Salado Graveyard (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Welborn Barton and Louisa Adeline Barton (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. Milton Wesley Damron (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rev. James E. and Fannie F. Ferguson
Salado Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, February 2, 2008
2. Salado Cemetery
(within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Bonner Halley (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Samuel J. and Charlotte H. Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); Hermon and Margaret L. Aiken (within shouting distance of this marker); Major Archibald Johnson Rose (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salado.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable PersonsWar, Mexican-American
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 947 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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