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Fort Parker Memorial Cemetery
Groesbeck, Texas, Limestone County

On FM 1245
2 miles N of Groesbeck
TX - Fort Parker Memorial Park entrance
Fort Parker Memorial Cemetery
TE Photo, 2007
TX - Fort Parker Memorial Cemetery Marker
Fort Parker Memorial Park Historical Marker
TE Photo, 2007

Fort Parker Memorial Park

Site of the grave of victims of the massacre at Fort Parker by Comanche and Kiowa Indians on May 19, 1836, in which Cynthia Ann Parker and others were captured.

The trunk of the oak tree under which they were buried still stands, and the grave is marked by a granite slab.

Also site of state monument to the pioneers erected in 1922 and the graves of other old settlers and veterans of the Texas war for independence.

Limestone County Historical Society
1963

TX - Fort Parker Memorial Cemetery Statues
Fort Parker Memorial Cemetery Statues
TE Photo, 2007
TX - Fort Parker Memorial Cemetery Statues
Fort Parker Memorial Cemetery Statues
TE Photo, 2007
TX - Fort Parker Memorial Cemetery Statues
Statues back
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TX - Fort Parker Memorial Cemetery Statue base
Fort Parker Memorial Cemetery statue base
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TX - Fort Parker Memorial Cemetery - Unknown grave
Unknown grave
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Fort Parker Tx Memorial Cemetery Foot Bridge
Foot Bridge
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, June 2010
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