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North Elm Cemetery


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Many of the Settlers of North Elm came from Alabama beginning in 1867, including John George LaGrone (1792-1870), whose dated gravestone is the oldest in this burial ground. Land for the cemetery was initially deeded by B. J. Arnold in 1883, followed by additional land donations by W. J. Valentine in 1886 and J. C. Mayfield in 1912. A chronicle of the early pioneers and generations of families in this are of Milam County, the cemetery includes graves of fourteen confederate soldiers and two Texas Rangers -- brothers Ellzey and James Perkins. A cemetery association formed in 1958 oversees the care of the site.

- Historic Texas Cemetery - 2000


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Sneed Log Cabin

In 1838, Joseph P. Sneed crossed the prairies on horseback to bring his family and the Bible to a new home in Texas. He and his young wife Achsah Harris Sneed first settled in Port Sullivan. Eleven years later they packed their things and moved to the Cross Roads community, about 30

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Site of First Home in Cameron

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Magnolia House

Known as the Magnolia House and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this fully restored Victorian house was the home of prominent citizens in Cameron, Dr. Nathan and Lula Cass, for over a century. The Octagon Mode, Queen Anne style house was built in 1895

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