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“State Hallowed Grounds”

Texas State Cemetery
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US$25.00*
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Austin and Texas Hill Country Small-Group Tour
Ranked #21 of 330 things to do in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Some of Texas' most prominent historical figures are buried in this cemetery.
Reviewed 3 February 2012

A stroll through the Texas State Cemetery is a beautiful history lesson of this great State and its Heroes

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Reviewed 30 January 2012

Yep, it's a cemetery. Graceful trees, historic figures, carved headstones and monuments - and it contains the shortest officially designated "State Highway" in Texas (SH 165) - also unusual in that it is a Highway with an internal loop back onto itself (not onto another street) and a "T" intersection where all 3 legs of the "T" are the same highway!

Thank TomTX2000
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Reviewed 30 January 2012

This is one of those places to visit when in Austin. The grounds are immaculate, and the views of Austin are outstanding. You can bike here, but stay on the paths. For anyone familiar with Texas history, wander the grounds to see the last resting places of people you've read about.

Thank SaltWaterCroc
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Reviewed 20 January 2012

For history buffs, this is a must see. Many of the big names from Texas history are buried here. Your could spend hours strolling around.

1  Thank SheilaEndres
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Reviewed 20 January 2012

This is a fantastic lesson in the history of Texas just to walk around and view the memorials to the heroes of the great state of Texas.

Thank Jerald M
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