Details for Cemetery Chapel (Atlas Number 5209010321)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5209010321


Marker Number 10321
Atlas Number 5209010321
Marker Title Cemetery Chapel
Index Entry San Marcos Cemetry Chapel
City San Marcos
County Hays
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 600644
UTM Northing 3306694
Subject Codes graveyards; eccesiastical buildings; Carpenter Gothic (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1973
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location from Courthouse take RR 12 approx. 1.2 miles north (chapel near center rear section of San Marcos Cemetery)
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text This cemetery is located on a ten-acre tract of land sold by Judy and Shadrach Dixon to the San Marcos Cemetery Association in 1876. Built about 1890, this carpenter Gothic chapel has been the scene of many funerals and memorial services over the years, including those of Civil War, Spanish American War, and world War I veterans. Of board and batten construction, it features a cruciform plan and Gothic arched openings. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1973