The committee planning the reburial of about 300 human remains unearthed from a historic Waco cemetery hopes to be able to use DNA technology to identify them.
Some of the headstones at Greenwood Cemetery in Longview were moved while others were knocked over and damaged. Older headstones, including some obelisks, were toppled and broken into pieces.
Check out some of the world’s strangest cemeteries on your next vacation.
A lot of visitors wander the Rose Hill cemetery looking for a single, flat grave marker. They’re not mourners. They are sightseers, tour guides and conspiracy theorists.
In Cedar Hill, a community driven effort to restore a beloved pet cemetery has been handed a setback: sometime late last week vandals destroyed, damaged or knocked over more than a dozen headstones.
Several hundred people turned out at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth for a Memorial Day service. The day’s events began with the raising of the flag by the Southwest High School ROTC.
The historic Arlington Cemetery is a sprawling, peaceful place. But in a small corner where the city’s founders are buried, there’s a different feeling.
Inside a warehouse in Cleburne there are dozens of boxes filled with flags. It’s a delivery just in time for the Memorial Day holiday.
A place intended for perpetual rest inside the city limits has instead become one of non-stop turmoil. And now the state has stepped in to try and fix the problem.
The ugly process of racial segregation was supposed to have been laid to rest more than fifty years ago, in a landmark Supreme Court ruling. Yet just this week, in a North Texas courtroom, officials argued over whether to relocate the bones of 25 men, women and children all believed to be slaves who died over a century ago in a predominantly white cemetery.
The American Memorial Park Cemetery is nestled in a residential area in Grand Prairie’s east side. But what was supposed to be a historical landmark is instead a land marked with litter and unkept graves.
When you drive down South Garland Road, you can’t help but notice that a piece of Garland history has been stripped away.