Acton State Historic Site in Granbury, Texas (Hood County)

About the State Park

Elizabeth Patton Crockett’s gravesite | Photo credit: Larry D. Moore

Proof that good things come in small packages, Acton State Historic Site is Texas’ smallest historic site with a total of just 0.006 acres (12 feet x 21 feet). The historic site is located in old Acton Cemetery in Hood County. It is the burial site of Elizabeth Crockett, the second wife of Davy Crockett — one of the defenders of the Alamo.

Although this is not a traditional “park”, like all old cemetaries it is rich with history.

Location

Located 4.5 miles east of Granbury via US 377 to FM 167 South, then 2.4 miles south on FM 167 to Acton in northeast Hood County.

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Hours

The park is available for day use only, from sunrise to sunset.

Fees

There is no entrance fee for the park.

Events

Check the Wild Texas Events Calendar for activities scheduled at the park.

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Official Contact Information

The State Historic Site is managed by the Texas Historical Commission.

Texas Historical Commission Acton State Historic Site
FM 167, Granbury, TX 76049

Telephone: (512)463-7948

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