Each day, Clio connects thousands of people to nearby culture and history. Our website and mobile app are free for everyone and designed to make it easy to discover cultural and historical sites throughout the United States. You can search for nearby sites, take a walking tour, create your own itinerary, or simply go for a walk or drive and let Clio show you nearby sites using our mobile app. Clio is non-profit and free for everyone thanks to the support of people like you. Donations are tax- deductible! Click here to learn more!
Oak Grove Cemetery
Additionally, Oak Grove is known to be the final resting place of numerous well known individuals, such as Thomas Jefferson Rusk, a judge, statesmen, and President Sam Houston's secretary of war, as well as Texas Declaration of Independence signers Charles Stanfield Taylor, John S. Robers, and William Clark, Jr. The cemetery includes many other notable statesmen as well as former slaves, a Texan millionaire (Frost Thorn), writers, and the city's master architect.
Sources"Oak Grove Cemetery." Texas Escapes. Accessed July 31, 2015. http://www.texasescapes.com/Cemeteries/Oak-Grove-Cemetery-Nacogdoches-Texas.htm.
Photos: Dana Goolsby, via Texas Escapes
This entry has been viewed 225 times within the past year