Rockvale (HMIF1)

Location: Spicewood, TX 78669 Burnet County
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N 30° 30.041', W 98° 11.878'

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The once thriving community of Rockvale began as a pioneer settlement in the 1850s. A log cabin built in 1855 served as a school and church. A baptist church was erected in 1856 and had eight charter members. Over 36 acres of land were deeded by Thomas Lloyd Denniston in 1872 to the Methodist Episcopal church. A stone church building was erected on the land, and two acres were set aside for a cemetery. The earliest recorded burial is that of infant John Francis from 1870. The cemetery north of here is one of the few remnants of the Rockvale community, and is still in use.
HM NumberHMIF1
Marker Number13382
Year Placed1996
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 6:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 576964 N 3374540
Decimal Degrees30.50068333, -98.19796667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 30.041', W 98° 11.878'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 30' 2.46" N, 98° 11' 52.68" W
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Area Code(s)512, 830
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4213 Co Rd 404, Spicewood TX 78669, US
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