Christopher Long
Acton State Historic Site
Acton State Historic Site. Courtesy of the Texas Historical Commission. Image available on the Internet and included in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107.

ACTON STATE HISTORIC SITE. Acton State Historic Site, the smallest park in the state park system, is on Farm Road 1190 just outside of Acton in northeast Hood County. The .006-acre site comprises only the Crockett family plot in the old Acton Cemetery. The significant grave at the site is that of David Crockett's second wife, Elizabeth. The state does not own the site, but the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department maintained the plot through 2007.  Effective January 1, 2008, operational control of Acton State Historic Site was transferred to the Texas Historical Commission.


Ray Miller, Texas Parks (Houston: Cordovan, 1984).

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Handbook of Texas Online, Christopher Long, "ACTON STATE HISTORIC SITE," accessed August 19, 2019,

Uploaded on June 9, 2010. Modified on September 9, 2016. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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