Naruna Cemetery

Naruna Cemetery (HMIDO)

Location: Lampasas, TX 76550 Burnet County
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N 30° 59.368', W 98° 19.025'

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William M. Spitler became Naruna's first postmaster in 1878, and he named the town after the riverboat that carried him to Texas from Tennessee. At that time, Naruna was an agricultural community with store, school, churches, fraternal lodges and this cemetery, one of few reminders of the town, which was bypassed by the railroad in the 1800s. The cemetery's first marked burial dates to 1841; the land was deeded as a cemetery decades later, in 1886, by J.W. Hoover. Many graves are marked only by plain stones or remembered in stories told to settlers' descendants, who continue to maintain the cemetery.
Marker Number15408
Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 2:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 565203 N 3428634
Decimal Degrees30.98946667, -98.31708333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 59.368', W 98° 19.025'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 59' 22.08" N, 98° 19' 1.50" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 313 Farm to Market 1478, Lampasas TX 76550, US
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