Oakwood Cemetery was established in 1839 as the first resting place for the newly founded city of Austin.
Oakwood was added to the National Registry of Historic Places in 1985.
Water damage discolors many headstones at Oakwood.
Morning sun shines on a broken box tomb at Oakwood Cemetery.
Oakwood Cemetery Annex was established adjacent to Oakwood in 1914.
More than 18,000 people are buried in Oakwood Cemetery Annex.
Drought killed many of the historic trees in Austin's downtown cemeteries.
Plummers is a forested African American cemetery, shaded by the cover of elm trees.
At a meager 8 acres, Plummers is the smallest city cemetery, home to beautiful sights and scenes.
Evergreen Cemetery is one of the only active municipal cemeteries in Austin. Approximately 230 people are buried there each year.
Located on East Twelfth Street, Evergreen is a historically African American cemetery.
Colorful flowers line the graves at Evergreen Cemetery.
Austin Memorial Park is the newest municipal cemetery, acquired by the city in 1941.
Austin Memorial Park is recognized in the National Registry of Historic Places.
A tree survey, part of the Historic Cemetery Master Plan, identified every tree on the 160 acres that make up Austin's city cemeteries.
Wind chimes decorate the trees at Austin Memorial Park.
At Austin Memorial Park, section markers make it easier to find loved ones' graves.
Large, winding roads run through Austin Memorial Park Cemetery.