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Total Log Entries: 9 (Rank: 2nd) [List Them] [Map Them]

Average Rating: (3.08)

Earliest Log Entry: 7/17/2009
Latest Log Entry: 11/18/2013

Average ratings are based on the published values and not the values entered in your own log entries.

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Crown

The tallest marker in the cemetery bore this "crown" with the letters "MIVIENA". I could not translate this successfully and may have transposed letters. [Dessau Lutheran Cemetery]

Log Entries

Much newer than expected
Hudson Bend Cemetery - 11/18/2013  [View Log Page]
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I was surprised to find no marker earlier than 1982 here.  Given the location and extrance I was expecting some more plots for individuals laid to rest here long before the nearby dam was built.

Traffic noise from 620 is a constant companion, but there's a nice view of the Hill Country off the back of the property.

Still well kept
Davis Cemetery - 9/22/2012  [View Log Page]
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Stopped by this cemetery since I hadn't logged my visit when I documentated it some time back.  It looks largely the same except the low hanging telephone wire seems to have been fixed.

A guy on a motorcycle stopped to take a picture of Mr. England's consort's grave.  I'm not sure what that was all about!

Small but peaceful
Hancock Family Cemetery - 9/22/2012  [View Log Page]
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This is one of the smallest cemeteries you'll likely encouter with only four plots.  Stopped by to log the visit since I'd failed to do so when I documented some time back.

Taking wings, in more ways than one
Greenwood Cemetery - 1/3/2012  [View Log Page]
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I knew that there was a cemetery at the northern tip of ABIA, but thought that the gates to it were closed except for family members.  I decided to take a closer look after hiking at McKinney Falls State Park.  There are some interesting headstones here and it's surprising quiet and tranquil most of the time when planes are not taking off overhead.

Progress keeps closing in
Pond Springs Cemetery - 1/10/2010  [View Log Page]
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I stopped by for a visit to make my log official.  Photos here are from a previous visit.  One my original visit a long time ago there was no auto dealer next door.  Though things are more closed in the cemetery seemed better kept.  Perhaps the local businesses have a reason to help keep things clean?