To The Grave Of B.W. Stone, Jr.
downtown Dallas, Texas, B.W. Stone Jr. is buried in the old Pioneer Cemetery.
With skyscrapers just to the north, and city buildings all around, the Cemetery
is located at the Cnr. of the 1000 Block of Young St. and the 1200s Block of
Marilla, in the southern part of downtown. It is a part of a park called Pioneer
Plaza, on the west side marked with large statues of Texas cowboys riding the
range, cattle, etc. It is a very nice park. If coming from the DFW airport the
best way to get to the park/cemetery would be to get off of I-35E at exit 428E
and cloverleaf around and head up Commerce St. It will take your right through
Dealey Plaza (Note: Dealey Plaza is where John F. Kennedy was mortally wounded
in 1963). Proceed through the Plaza a few blocks and turn right on S. Lamar St.
Go three blocks and turn left on Young St. The cemetery and plaza will by one
block up on your right.
N32º 46.580' x WO 96º 48.039'
Grave Is In NW Cnr. Of Cemetery
Barton Warren Stone
Kentucky Native Barton Warren
Stone Came To Dallas From
Tennessee In 1851. He Prospered
At Farming And The Practice Of
Law. In 1852 He Helped Lead A
Rebellion Against Peters Colony
Agent H.O. Hedgcoxe. Though Initially
Opposed To Texas Secession, Stone
Organized And Commanded Two
Confederate Cavalry Regiments
During The Civil War. He Later
Moved His Family To A Farm In
Missouri, But Returned To Dallas
In 1879 To Practice Law
-Texas Sesquicentennial 1836-1986
B Warren Stone
6 Texas Cav CSA
Nov 5, 1817
Feb 26, 1881
Margaret M. Wife Of B. Warren Stone