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Texas Independence Walking Tour

Texas Revolution Overview (Timeline, map, battle summaries with Oakwood "residents," flags)

Oakwood Residents Burial Map & Tour Route Talking Points

Oakwood Residents InfoSpots on all Revolution Residents

Historic Oakwood Cemetery is the final resting place of many Oakwood "residents" who participated in the Texas Revolution from October 1835 to April 1836. The fight for Texas’ independence from Mexico may not be well known or understood by many of today’s Austin residents who have moved here from other states. For many native-born Texans whose family goes back generations, the stories of the people who fought for a new land and government free from Mexican rule is something they hold near and dear, for it was their ancestors who shed blood to help in that great cause.

Some of the highlights of Oakwood residents who were part of the fight for Texas Independence include were people who:

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