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.
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.
Old Fort Parker
December 6, 2022
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.