Old Salado Graveyard

Old Salado Graveyard (HMJK2)

Location: Salado, TX 76571 Bell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 56.222', W 97° 31.926'

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This burial ground was likely in use about the time a U.S. Post Office was established in Salado Springs in 1852. In 1854 Col. Elijah Sterling C. Robertson purchased a large tract of land north and south of the springs that included the cemetery. It is generally accepted that the original 2.5 acre graveyard was part of 100 acres that he donated in 1859 for the creation of Salado College and the town of Salado. Additional land was acquired through purchase and donation over the years and a permanent endowment fund exists for the care and maintenance of this resting place for generations of Salado's citizens.

Historic Texas Cemetery
HM NumberHMJK2
Year Placed2000
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 5:10pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 640233 N 3423547
Decimal Degrees30.93703333, -97.53210000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 56.222', W 97° 31.926'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 56' 13.32" N, 97° 31' 55.56" W
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Area Code(s)254
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800 Salado Oaks Dr, Salado TX 76571, US
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