Hallettsville Memorial Park

Hallettsville Memorial Park (HM1SQS)

Location: Hallettsville, TX 77964 Lavaca County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 26.539', W 96° 56.281'

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Land originally property of Mrs. Mary Jane Hallet Ballard, who deeded it to trustees of the "Hallettsville Graveyard" in 1870. Area pioneers were buried here until 1898. The monument in center honors county's heroes in battles of the Alamo, Goliad, Gonzales, and San Jacinto.

After 1898 the cemetery fell into disuse and weeds overgrew it. In 1952 several civic groups persuaded the city to establish a public park here; a group of leading citizens supervised its development. The city and local garden club have maintained the park and grounds since 1952.
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Year Placed1970
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 699998 N 3258761
Decimal Degrees29.44231667, -96.93801667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 26.539', W 96° 56.281'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 26' 32.34" N, 96° 56' 16.86" W
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Area Code(s)361, 979
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 307-399 S Dowling St, Hallettsville TX 77964, US
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