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Part of Texas history

Can't remember names, but there are several historical markers to tell you about the famous folks... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Bob W
A must see!

If you are a history buff, stop by and stroll through this historical cemetary. You will be... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
Matagorda, United States
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18 Jun 2018
“Matagorda Cemetary”
29 Mar 2017
“Part of Texas history”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

There is not a lot of action here. I drove by here dozens of times. It is a historical cemetery as it contains the remains of a few soldiers from the Civil War. There is one monument that stands tall. If you walk around the...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Can't remember names, but there are several historical markers to tell you about the famous folks buried here. My wife and I visited in the afternoon and ended up walking most of the property, seeing graves going back to the Republic of Texas. The Texas...More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 23 February 2017

If you are a history buff, stop by and stroll through this historical cemetary. You will be surprised at the names (generations of families) and how far back the dates go. Don't miss any of it. Does not take long and a definite must do...More

Thank terit125
Reviewed 6 June 2016

You have to take the time to check this cemetery out...every inch of it! There are several historical markers and headstones for some of the original settlers from the 1800's. Small kids might not care, but young teens will appreciate it. If you like history...More

Thank Cooper3339
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Interesting old cemetery with grave markets going back generations of families which settled in this area in the 1800's.

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Be sure to stop by the Matagorda Cemetery and take time to walk around and read the headstones. Many historical markers and graves and the grounds are beautiful (we were there at the height of the spring wildflowers). Some of the graves are from the...More

Thank SusanD55
Reviewed 6 June 2015

The history in this cemetery is amazing. If you like Texas history this is a place to roam. I am sure the tears that have been shed here could tell some stories.

Thank Susan39564
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Established about 1830, the Matagorda Cemetery is one of the earliest cemeteries in Texas. It is the resting place of a number of early Texas pioneers, including veterans of the Texas Revolution and Civil War. The cemetery is being restored with the involvement of a...More

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