Cemetery Preservation Workshop This Saturday at Mason County Library
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 • Posted March 23, 2011
A Texas Historical Commission marker designates the site of John Bate Berry’s resting place in the Grit Cemetery. Mr. Berry came to Texas from Kentucky in 1826. He fought in the Texas War for Independence and was a part of the Mier Expedition.
The Cavness Cemetery is the only cemetery in Mason County that has beendesignated as an Historic Texas Cemetery. Thanks to the effort of Craig & Doris (Cavness) Varga, it was designated on December 16, 2010.
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