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Acton State Historic Site Information:  
The less than 0.01 acre Acton State Historic Site is Texas's smallest historic site, and is the burial ground of Elizabeth Crockett, second wife of Davy Crockett. The survivors of those who fought at the Alamo were entitled to a land grant, but Elizabeth delayed filing her land grant until 1853 when all the prime lands had been taken. She ended up with the small plot of land that became her gravesite in the Acton Cemetery after her death on January 31, 1860. Also located onsite are the gravesites of her son Robert, and his wife Matilda. Her land grant is 12 feet wide and 21 feet long. A beautiful white monument was added to the site in 1911. A Texas Historical Marker in place at the gravesite. The joint tomb of Davy Crockett, James Bowie and William Travis is located in the San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio, Texas. This SHS is open daily. (512) 463-7948. The cemetery is located on FM 167 near Acton, Texas.From Granbury go 4.5 miles east on U.S. 377; go south on FM 167 for 2.5 miles through Acton; Acton Cemetery will be on your right.   
 
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