Oakwood Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in Austin, and the final resting place of several notable personalities including Civil War General Thomas Green, 2-time Texas Governor Elisha Pease, and the city's first African-American councilman Henry Madison.
1601 Navasota St, Austin, TX 78702, United States
Oakwood Cemetery and Nearby Attractions on Map
The Texas State Capitol(1.6 km)
Is a must-see for new visitors to Austin.
East Sixth Street(1.5 km)
If you're into the bar and club scene, head to Sixth Street during the later hours for a wide selection of venues, many of which also feature live music.
Battle Hall(1.8 km)
The Spanish Renaissance style Battle Hall building with a red tile roof and limestone walls houses the Architecture and Planning Library, the Alexander Architectural Archive and the Center for American Architecture of the University of Texas.
St. David's Episcopal Church(1.7 km)
Texas State Cemetery(1.1 km)
The Texas State Cemetery is the final resting place of governors, senators, legislators, Congressmen, judges and other Texans who made a significant contribution to the history of the state.
Blanton Museum of Art(1.3 km)
The permanent collection comprises an impressive range of European art by important artists such as Rubens, Lorrain, and Guercino, as well as a selection of American and Latin American artworks.
Barbara Jordan Statue(2 km)
The Barbara Jordan statue honors the African-American Civil Rights leader and first congresswoman of color from the deep South.
Austin History Center(2.1 km)
The Austin History Center is the local history archive of the Austin Public Library, comprising documents, manuscripts, clipping files, photographs, maps, architectural drawings, periodicals, newspapers, artifacts, personal histories, and audio-visual recordings.
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