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Memorial Day 2012

The Texas State Cemetery will be open to the public on Memorial Day. The Sons of the American Revolution and the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold a ceremony honoring Texans who served in the War for American Indepependence. The ceremony is set to begin at 10 a.m. Two American Revolutionary War veterans Robert Rankin and Stephen Williams are buried at the State Cemetery. The ceremony will be held at the southern end of the Cemetery at the site of Rankin and Williams's graves. Site is indicated by an x on the map below. Parking is available along Navasota Street just off of Seventh Street where a gate will be open to let visitors access Republic Hill. The public is encouraged to attend.