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Address: N. Lanana St., Nacogdoches, TX 75961
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Four signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence are buried here,...

Four signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence are buried here, including Thomas J. Rusk.

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Very Cool Cemetary

Found Thomas J Rusk's grave here. Very interesting to walk among one of the founders of Texas. Certainly worth a look.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lance K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found Thomas J Rusk's grave here. Very interesting to walk among one of the founders of Texas. Certainly worth a look.

Thank Lance K
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed wandering thru and looking at all the beautiful, old monuments. Lots of history here. If you've got the time it's worth at least a drive thru.

Thank Kay L
Nacogdoches, Texas
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I visited Oak Grove this week. I love to drive through the gates and go back in time to see the graves of ancestors. I take my grandsons and show them where historical people have been laid to rest. History is almost lost on young people so it's a good way to connect with history.

Thank PattiFireflies
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

An old historic cemetery with many important Texans buried here including many members of my family. It's a well maintained cemetery and not too large where you can't walk over and explore the many interesting and historical graves.

Thank Sputerbug
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Several signers of the Tx Declaration of Independence are buried here, first secretary of war, Texas first millionaire, and many more. Make sure you either read ahead of time the history or pick up some info at the visitors center so you know what you are looking at. Very interesting place with so many of our early leaders and settlers... More 

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Sanford, Michigan
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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Pretty cool history to walk around and learn about the area. Teenagers were excited to just get out and walk. They also enjoy history too.

Thank 1Trotta
Livingston, Texas
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

This is a large cemetery located in the historic district. Great place to visit for Texas history buffs. There are some historic graves; most are well-marked.

Thank DPerkins1954
Ashdown, Arkansas
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

This is a great old cemetery. It's a must see for history buffs. Cemetery is full of historical graves, most are well marked.

Thank beckywilson75
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Reviewed 31 March 2016

What a great old cemetery. There are some amazing trees on the property and lots of historical graves. The important ones are well marked and the less important ones are fun to discover on your own. If you like sleuthing in cemeteries this is one of the best I have ever enjoyed.

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Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

There are grave sites for many important people in Texas history. My husband was pleased to visit the grave of Kelsey Harris Douglass, a charter member of the Grand Masonic Lodge of Texas. Get a free map of the cemetery from the Visitors Information Center downtown.

Thank TexasGrannieJ

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