Wednesday, 6 November, 2019

Honoring the Fallen during the Holidays

REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.The Athens Cemetery is honored to have the support of Wreaths Across America in recognizing our local fallen soldiers over the holidays! On Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM, Wreaths Across America will ...

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Friday, 15 March, 2019

Announcement - 2019 Annual Membership Meeting to be held

The public is invited to attend the Annual Membership Meeting of the Athens Cemetery Association on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. During this meeting, a recap of cemetery operations for 2018 will be presented. In addition, Officers shall be elected from the members of the board of directors, and committee assignments made. The ...

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Wednesday, 25 April, 2018

Now THAT'S Old!!!!

We know that Texas had become a popular place for settlers in the early 1800's. The battle of the Alamo was fought in 1836, shortly after which independence was won from Mexico. In 1845, the Republic of Texas was annexed to the United States of America, becoming the 28th U.S. state. The historic Athens Cemetery was ...

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Monday, 5 March, 2018

Masonic Influences at the Athens Cemetery

Ever wonder how cemeteries get started? Of course, it all revolves around need. A fledgling community begins and a member of the community dies. Unless he/she is to be buried in an already designated spot - what do you do with their remains?This is actually how the historic Athens Cemetery ...

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Monday, 27 November, 2017

Sid W. Richardson - Historic Marker Dedication

A historical marker is now set at Athens Cemetery in honor of a man whose wealth and influence was once felt around the world.Athens Cemetery Association President Steve Grant gave opening and closing remarks on Saturday. He said that Richardson, Clint Murchison and their contemporaries were world-renowned business leaders."In their ...

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