Cemetery given ‘historical’ milestone Posted in: Lifestyle A home of Elgin history is now a home of state history.Elgin Mexican Cemetery has been designated as a Historical Texas Cemetery by the Texas Historical Commission. The cemetery joins 25 others in Bastrop County with the same designation.Debbie Wahrmund addressed the City Council March 7 about the new designation and other updates on the cemetery. She lauded the council, volunteers and others for work on the cemetery and getting to this point.“I didn’t know how to protect this precious cemetery. It was overgrown,” Wahrmund told the council. “Because of you and many other people, I became to know it.”Elgin Mexican Cemetery is located near the city’s water tower. There ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!