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If you're into cemeteries this is a nice place to visit. Lots of local history with plaques giving historic information. Lots of unique birds in the area. It's a big cemetery but easily walkable. We enjoyed walking through and we're glad we visited.
Fun to visit the New Orleans style cemetary in historic area of Brownsville (although, not a lot to enjoy during our visit...the Railroad museum was closed because of festival days, seemed odd when that would briing more people to visit), but the best part was...More
I have relatives buried there. If you walk around, you will see ancient tombstones, which tell of the love and sadness left by the survivors. Toward the left is an area that is fenced off and where the Jewish population of Brownsville was buried.
One of the oldest, if not THE oldest cemetery in town. I have a thing for cemetries, bridges and open nature... and one of my favorite of local cemeteries in town is Brownsville's Old City Cemetery. It has a slight new Orleans cemetery style feel...More
The city of Brownsville has been a major part of American history, from the French-American War, the Mexican-American War, the Civil War and even the two World Wars. This historic cemetery tells the story of all of them.
There are also a few unique graves...More
Having been born and raised in Brownsville from a pioneer family, I visit The Old City Cemetery often when visiting. It is nice to see the improved upkeep and additions. There are informational plaques being placed throughout that are helpful. You can also get a...More