Cemetary Square

Marker location:

700 block of St. Louis Street.  Gonzales

 

Marker text:

This block of the Inner Town was designated in 1825 as a cemetery. Traditionally the burial ground for Nicholas Peck, a soldier of San Jacinto; Daniel Davis, a soldier in Mier Expedition, and his wife, Elizabeth, along with other early-day residents.

State Historical Survey Committee - 1966

(Local lore suggests that the graves were moved to the City Cemetery on North College Street and placed in a mass grave)

 

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