Acton State Historic Site, a Texas Historical Commission property, is located in northeast Hood County and is Texas’ smallest historic site, with a
total of .01 acres. Located in Acton Cemetery, the site is the burial ground of Elizabeth Crockett, second wife of Davy Crockett. She died Jan. 31, 1860 at the age of 72.
A striking statue of Elizabeth looking off into the distance marks her gravesite, where visitors come to pay their respects and take in the beauty of the natural setting.
Acton State Historic Site is the gravesite of Elizabeth Crockett. It is located near the center of Acton Cemetery. Gravel paths run throughout the cemetery, but there is no path that leads directly to the site. Wayfinding signs help to direct visitors to the gravesite.
At the site, visitors will find the statue of Elizabeth Crockett and an interpretive sign that provides additional information. There is no visitors center or restrooms available at the cemetery.