A Trip Through Austin’s Oldest Cemetery Will Give You A Taste Of The Past

Although some may claim that cemetery strolls bring back luck, there’s nothing to be anxious about while touring this gorgeous property. Oakwood Cemetery spans over 40 acres in east Austin, and the stunning tombstones stand proud and majestic over the city skyline. If you look closely, you’ll discover fascinating pieces of Texas’ rich history along the way. A trip through Austin’s oldest cemetery will give you a taste of the past.

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Have you taken a stroll through this peaceful cemetery? If you’re aching for more Austin nostalgia, these 10 photos show just how much this city has changed.