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Texas Independence Trail Region

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Texas Heritage Trails Program

Jones Creek: Gulf Prairie Presbyterian Church & Cemetery


Near the Jones Creek community, several Old Three Hundred settlers rest in Peach Point Cemetery. Stephen F. Austin, the Father of Texas, was originally buried at this pioneer cemetery in Jones Creek. The cemetery was part of the Peach Point Plantation, which Austin considered to be his only home in Texas. The Plantation was the home of Austin's sister Emily Austin Bryan Perry. He is now buried in the state cemetery in Austin. 

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Location

  • 231 Gulf Prairie Road.
  • Jones Creek, Texas
  • 77541

Contact

Hours & Fees

  • This is an active church, please be respectful of services.

  • Free


Map & Directions

Hwy 36 & County Rd 304 at Peach Point


 

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Read more about Gulf Prairie and Peach Point Plantation in the Handbook of Texas Online.