Limestone County Historical Commission
Limestone County Historical Commission

Bruce A. Jordan Memorial Cemetery Grant

The Bruce A. Jordan Memorial Cemetery Grant is administered by the Limestone County Historical Commission.  The purpose of the grant is to preserve and maintain tombstones and to provide tombstones for unmarked graves in the cemeteries of Limestone County, Texas.  The specific activities eligible for the grant are securing markers for identified individuals in unmarked graves, leveling and straightening leaning tombstones, raising sunken markers, standing up fallen markers, and repairing broken markers.  No other activities will be funded.  Individuals or associations applying for the grant are expected to fund 10% of the cost of materials and labor.

 

There are no deadlines for submitting applications.  The maximum grant to be awarded for an application is $3,000.  Click one of the links below to download either a PDF file or a Word document of the grant application.

Bruce A. Jordan Memorial Cemetery Grant Application (PDF)
Cemetery Grant Application.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [75.6 KB]
Bruce A. Jordan Memorial Cemetery Grant Application (Word Document)
Cemetery Grant Application.docx
Microsoft Word document [28.2 KB]

Texas Historical Marker Dedication on December 4th

Christmas at the Fort

Limestone County Rosenwald Schools

The Limestone CHC is proud to announce that a new exhibit is currently on display in the foyer of the Limestone County Courthouse.  The Limestone County Rosenwald Schools exhibit provides a brief history of the Rosenwald Fund, which helped to build over 5,000 African-American schools across the rural south during the 1920s and 1930s, and features photos and information about the ten Rosenwald schools constructed in Limestone County.

 

Current Projects of the Limestone CHC

Limestone County Cemetery Preservaion

 

Limestone County cemeteries are important to our heritage and must be protected.

 

First Families of Limestone County

 

Early settlers of Limestone County can be honored as First Families of Limestone County.

 

Next Meeting

Visitor Center

Old Fort Parker

 

December 6, 2022

6:00 p.m.

Become a Member

Request for Appointment to the LCHC
LCHC Member Request Form.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [43.7 KB]

Help save the Mexia Home of Cindy Walker

Click on the link below to go to the Cindy Walker Foundation's gofundme account to make a donation to help save the Mexia home of the legendary songwrtiter Cindy Walker.

 

Gofundme-Cindy Walker Foundation

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