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 chain link fence and arched metal entrance gate were constructed and additional undeveloped acreage was acquired across FM 1082. Arizona cypress trees were planted in the early 1960s. Along with the
Erected 2009 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15905.)
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. Touch for map. Marker is located in the center of Round Mound Cemetery next to the tabernacle structure; the above directions are to the cemetery entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Abilene TX 79601, United States of America.
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 Trail (approx. 6.8 miles away); Site of Old Headquarters of the Hashknife Ranch (approx. 7.6 miles away); Abilene Christian University 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.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 266 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on October 31, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.