Oakwood Cemetery

Oakwood Cemetery, Jefferson

Oakwood Cemetery
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Snipper1979
Boyd, TX35 contributions
A Time Machine
Jun 2021
If strolling through old cemeteries is your thing, then this is right up your alley! If you can get your hands on the book “Angels of Oakwood Cemetery”, grab it & look/read through it before you go. The history buried here is amazing!
Written 20 June 2021
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Lynda T
Baytown, TX20 contributions
Fascinating head stones and great geocaches
Mar 2021
We biked in to the cemetary and were amazed at all the headstones that were from the 1700 and onward. They are very elaborate and cool to read. We also found geocaches to up our numbers.
Written 24 March 2021
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WoodwayTX
13 contributions
Lots of Great History Here!
Sep 2019
We took a tour and the Oakwood Cemetery was on the route. Very interesting, we visited graves of past historical residents that were pretty famous for what life they had lived. Its a beautiful and well taken care of cemetery with old headstones that are just beautiful.
Written 3 September 2019
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John M
Dallas, TX41 contributions
Like New Orleans
Jun 2019 • Family
We love to visit cemeteries because they offer so much history and can tell you a lot about the city and the people who live/lived there. Oakwood reminds me of St Louis in New Orleans. The cemetery is divided up by faith and by family, so, again, it offers a lot to see regarding the history. Be sure to visit the grave for Diamond Bessie as well as the grave of the two outlaws marked with a simple chain between two posts. I'll not include the stories here so you will go visit and learn them there.
Written 1 July 2019
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Baylorbear99
Jefferson, TX5 contributions
Interesting and Historic
Jun 2019 • Couples
We visited this on the tour the runs out of Kennedy Bed and Breakfast and Tommy gives great information on the historic graves including the graves from civil war and wars since.
Written 18 June 2019
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Tour
Mar 2019 • Friends
We took the tour that Kennedy Estate gives on a golf cart and he was so good and took us through the cemetery explained so much of the history of Jefferson. Would recommend him again.
Written 30 March 2019
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Patricia H
6 contributions
Old and interesting gravesides.
Mar 2019 • Friends
We took a riding tour, so we didn't see all of the cemetery, but it is an old an interesting place to visit.
Written 25 March 2019
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steve b
Hot Springs Village, AR30 contributions
easy walk
Aug 2018 • Family
We made it the destination of our morning walk - it was fun looking at all the old tomb stones. I was also fun looking at all the historical homes on walk to and from the cemetary.
Written 12 August 2018
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Sandra S
Dallas, TX39 contributions
Nice old cemetary
Oct 2017 • Couples
Fun walk thru old graves. It was fine, it was wonderful and that is not much to say on it otherwise.
Written 2 May 2018
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cbellin718
Irving, TX5 contributions
So interesting!!
Apr 2018 • Couples
We love old cemetaries and this one in fascinating. We spent a lot of time exploring the old graves, and enjoying the beautiful scenery. This cemetary is so well kept!
Written 30 April 2018
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