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Bagdad Cemetery

Texas Historical Commission Marker Number: 9030

Year Dedicated:  1972

Marker Size: 14″ x 24″

“Before” and “After” Pictures of Refinishing this historical marker (10/2020).

Marker Text: 

Opened 1857 with burial of 3-year-old John Babcock, whose father Charles later gave tract to community. Other early burials were Civil War veteran John Haile and Col. C. C. Mason. Leander, founded 1882 when railroad bypassed Bagdad, shares use of this tract, enlarged in 1959 and 1966.   (1972)

Address: 400 N Bagdad Rd

Primary City: Leander

Secondary Town(s): none

Additional Information: N Bagdad Rd (CR 278) at Hero Way West (Old RM 2244)

Longitude: -97.8704

Latitude: 30.577

Verified Location:  Verified 12/28/2016 & 3/2/2017