|579 W. Burleson St|
Postal Code: 76664
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
This is an African American Cemetery located close to Mart TX. There are two separate parts divide by a line of trees. Each section has a gate opening onto the road. There is no sign at the Cemetery, but one is located on a street pointing in the correct direction. The graves are scattered though out the property. The part on the far right holds older headstones than the part on the left. Both sections are fenced and maintained. There is plenty of room for growth in either section, and there are current burials. Oddly between the 2 parts is a smaller fenced section that is the Douglas Cemetery. The original land was purchased in 1921 and the 2nd property was purchased in Nov 1975.
Directions: From Waco TX drive south on Hwy. 6 until you reach the “Y” where you will veer to the left and travel onEast Hwy 164 for 7.1 miles. Proceed until you turn left on Douglas Street drive .3 miles and turn left on Burleson St. Then drive .15 miles to the cemetery.