• The Honest Ridge/Central Institute Cemetery. Journal Photo/Tom Hawkins

Honest Ridge/Central Institute Cemetery

Needs donations for upkeep of graveyard

By Tom Hawkins


One of Limestone County’s oldest cemeteries is the Honest Ridge/Central Institute Cemetery. It located some 9 miles west of Groesbeck.  To go to the cemetery from Groesbeck take FM 1245 and travel west for about 9 miles and turn right on LCR 374 and go about 4 miles, and the cemetery is on the left.

The cemetery dates back to the 1860s.  The Central Texas Military Institute was founded at Honest Ridge after the Civil War. Thus, the Honest Ridge/Central Institute area has a very interesting history. Honest Ridge later had a public school.

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