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Bailey's Prairie in Brazoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Munson Cemetery

 
 
Munson Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, January 14, 2016
1. Munson Cemetery Marker
Inscription. In 1850, Mordello Stephen Munson (born in Liberty County in 1825)—son of Henry William Munson (born 1793), a member of Austin's colony—set aside this burial tract for his family and friends. It was at Ridgely Plantation, on Bailey's Prairie.
 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9577.)
 
Location. 29° 8.778′ N, 95° 31.348′ W. Marker is in Bailey's Prairie, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker is at the intersection of Jimmy Phillips Boulevard (State Highway 35) and Munson Ranch Road, on the right when traveling west on Jimmy Phillips Boulevard. Touch for map. One of three markers at this roadside pull-off. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1960 Jimmy Phillips Blvd, Angleton TX 77515, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Briton "Brit" Bailey (a few steps from this marker); "Brit" Bailey Plantation (a few steps from this marker); Site of Carry Nation's Hotel (approx. 5.6 miles away); Bell's Landing (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Ammon Underwood House (approx. 5.7 miles away);
"Brit" Bailey Plantation Marker and others image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans
2. "Brit" Bailey Plantation Marker and others
Sweeny-Waddy Log Cabin (approx. 5.7 miles away); Dance Gun Shop (approx. 5.8 miles away); Aldridge - Smith House (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bailey's Prairie.
 
Also see . . .  Article from The Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on January 15, 2016, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Munson Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, January 14, 2016
3. Munson Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2016, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2016, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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