Waco, Texas: Branch Davidian Massacre Site

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Mount Carmel Massacre Site

1781 Double EE Ranch Rd, Waco, TX
Mount Carmel Massacre Site. Northeast of the city. Hwy 2491 (Elk Rd) about five miles east of Loop 340. You'll come to a split in the road, but stay on 2491 which bears to the left. Not far from the split you'll see large, wavy metal gates on the left (Double E Ranch Rd). Just beyond that property is a gravel road on the left (Double EE Ranch Rd). Turn down that gravel road. The Mount Carmel property is a short distance on the right.
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Branch Davidian Massacre Site
The compound where David Koresh and his followers met their infernal apocalypse in 1993. A home-built memorial simulates their graves. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Branch Davidian Massacre Site

Went there recently and the no trespassing signs sort of concerned me too. However, after some thought, I decided to venture in. I believe the signs apply whenever the gates are closed. There is a memorial there, after all.

[Revbeej, 08/25/2015]
Branch Davidians Massacre Site

There is a big metal gate and stone wall surrounding the compound. And the gate was open. You could see just inside the gate what look like a memorial. But there were several No Trespassing signs. So even though the gate was open we did not go in because it said you would be prosecuted.

[Amber, 06/25/2015]
Branch Davidian Site

I went to the site today. As described here, the gate was open and the place looked inviting. I got out to take a photo of the memorial just inside the gate -- and had two huge, unfriendly dogs come after me. I never got any further than that first memorial before they (the dogs, not people) ran me off. So, heads up on that!

[Jeremy, 10/25/2014]

Davidian church.

Branch Davidian Massacre Site

Actual address in the GPS led us right past it. It is on the right side with a large stone and metal gate.

[Lori, 02/14/2014]

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Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and MuseumTexas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, Waco, TX - 8 mi.
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Bicycle Fence and Folk Art, Salado, TX - 55 mi.

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