|Bluestem Grass and Purple Thistle|
Acton, Texas is just inside the city limits of Granbury; a town within a town. This tiny town lays claim to the smallest state park in Texas. This park is within the Acton Cemetery
which has graves dating back to 1855, including that of Elizabeth Crockett, wife of Davy Crockett. There is lots of history associated with Hood County.
Sitting nearly on Lake Granbury, Granbury has become a tourist destination with its cute
|Hood County Courthouse|
|Hood County Jail Museum|
Brigadier General Hiram B. Granbury, a major figure in Texas and the Civil War history, was commander for the 7th Texas and fought in the Battle of Chickamauga and the Battle of Franklin. Granbury was named in his honor and he is buried in the cemetery but without his wife, Frannie. Because they were childless all memories of Fannie died with Granbury. Fannie Sims Granbury died at 25 of ovarian cancer in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in an unmarked grave in Magnolia Cemetery. There is no headstone for Frannie because no one has been able to trace the owners or descendants of the plot owners; a headstone cannot be erected without their permission, nor can her remains be transferred to the Granbury Cemetery.
|Nutshell, St Helen's, Opera House|
|Linda's Southern Kitchen|
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