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Acton State Park

Acton, TX 76049
+1 512-463-7948
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Texas Bucket List Stop

Acton Cemetery and the grave of Elizabeth Crockett has been on my list for a while. I stopped here... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
texasrepublichistory
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Dallas, TX
Smallest State Park in Texas

Acton is a very small town but it has a Texas State Park within the city limits. It has Elizabeth... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2016
Mac M
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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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Acton, TX 76049
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Acton Cemetery and the grave of Elizabeth Crockett has been on my list for a while. I stopped here on the way to Granbury. Now designated as a Historical Site instead of state park, I believe, the tall, striking monument to Elizabeth Crockett is located...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2016

Acton is a very small town but it has a Texas State Park within the city limits. It has Elizabeth Crockett's grave designated as a State Park. Any history buff will enjoy the visit to the cemetery because besides the Crockett grave there are graves...More

Thank Mac M
Reviewed 26 March 2015

It's worth a quick trip into the Acton Cemetery to see Elizabeth Crockett's grave. While you're there, check out the many other tombstones from the late 1800's.

Thank ixoye80550
Reviewed 4 June 2013

Pretty amazing to have Davie Crockett's wife buried right there in my home town! Though it is the smallest State Park, it is worth a look!! Just glad to see the Historical Society finally fixed the her finger! According to my Momma (GHS Class of...More

1  Thank 1Charla
Reviewed 9 October 2012

I lived across the street from Acton State Park for 8 years. It is deceiving to call it a state park. Yes, it is the smallest state park in TX. and may hold some interested for that reason. But it is actually just a tombstone...More

Thank MrsH68
Reviewed 5 April 2012

Acton is Texas' smallest state park. Elizabeth Crockett, wife of Alamo hero David Crockett, rests here under a large monument. Confederate veterans are also buried here. This takes some effort to reach, but is interesting. Bring pencil and paper to do gravestone rubbings as many...More

Thank Roxie1203
Reviewed 4 February 2012

Small but cute cemetary. Davy Crockett's wife and family buried here. Understand descendants still live in the area

Thank Baznsuz
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