Don’t forget to visit Old Bayview Cemetery tomorrow, November 5, 2016. It is the oldest federal military cemetery in Texas. For a visitor’s perspective on why this cemetery needs to be preserved, visit Robert Holt’s site by clicking here. You will be amazed at how important this small plot of land is to all who care anything about those who came before us.
Karen has lived in Corpus Christi all of her life. She graduated from King HS and Corpus Christi State University and taught 8th-grade American history for 30 years at Flour Bluff ISD. She has been a member of the Nueces County Historical Commission since 2005 and currently serves as its vice-president. She wrote the Texas historical marker for Flour Bluff ISD, organized the Voices of South Texas-Old Bayview Cemetery Comes Alive, volunteers for Welder Wildlife Foundation, Nueces Delta Preserve, Flour Bluff ISD, and Corpus Christi ISD. She is also a member and past president of the Texas Outdoor Education Association.