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Quiet & Peaceful

Was interesting to walk through and see all the old headstones and the dates of some -WOW. And to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
2001cobra
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Grand Prairie, Texas
Very interesting little place

This is well worth a wander through for a 30-45 mins or so. There are some old grave sites and some... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Jen78703
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Austin, Texas
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252 W Bridge St, Granbury, TX 76048-2122
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was interesting to walk through and see all the old headstones and the dates of some -WOW. And to see J. James burial plot was cool !

Thank 2001cobra
Reviewed July 12, 2018

This is well worth a wander through for a 30-45 mins or so. There are some old grave sites and some interesting ones. Like supposedly outlaw Jesse Woodrow James grave. The tombstone eve says "supposedly died in 1882" People leave all sorts of things on...More

Thank Jen78703
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

This is the main cemetery for the twin, but has several historical graves. There are small signs on the streets that will direct you to the historical sites. Look for Jesse James, General Hiram Granbury, and the sons of Davy Crockett. There is also a...More

Thank cedar4604
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Like so many I suppose, we were drawn here by the legend of Jesse James being buried here. Upon further investigation after arrival, it appears that while a man by the name of Jesse James appears to be buried here, he's clearly not the JJ...More

Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Why they continue to claim that Jesse James is buried here is a mystery. We know here the real grave is and this guy was just an imposter but I guess it still draws in some tourists. For some real life history visit the Acton...More

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Reviewed October 28, 2016

The Granbury Cemetery is a very well-maintained historic cemetery and contains the graves of many of the founders and famous residents of Granbury. Most interesting are probably the grave of General Granbury, very small and plain, the supposed resting place of outlaw Jesse James, and...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

There is a great view from here. On a clear day you can clearly see the top of the courthouse downtown and the hills off in the distance from the cemetery. It seems to be famous for the possible real grave of Jesse James, one...More

Thank Mikeyveck
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I like cemeteries, especially old ones. This fine cemetery features graves dating from the early settlement of Texas by Anglos. Much of the family of Davy Crockett are buried here as is the purported body of Jesse James. There are several old trees casting shade...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a large cemetery. You might stop at the Train Depot to ask information about where you should look for a grave. The Train Depot is run by volunteers and hours are limited. They have a map at the Depot but no map at...More

Thank Lesa L
Reviewed January 7, 2016

If you are familiar with local history, you will be interested in visiting the cemetery. Otherwise, you will not find it anything special.

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