Paris, Texas: Jesus Wears Cowboy Boots

The unusual grave monument of Willet Babcock depicts Jesus carrying the cross, with his cowboy boot peeking out from under his robe. No spurs.

Evergreen Cemetery

Address:
5th St. SE, Paris, TX
Directions:
Evergreen Cemetery. Enter the cemetery on the south side of Evergreen St. between 5th and 6th Sts SE. Drive straight in; Jesus will be at the second block in, on the left. SW corner on North Main, Block K.
Hours:
Dawn to Dusk. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Free
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Cleaned, 2016.

Jesus Wearing Cowboy Boots

The Jesus Wearing Cowboy Boots gravestone has been cleaned since previous photos were taken.

[J Gardner, 09/27/2016]

Sculpture of Jesus wearing cowboy boots.

Jesus Wearing Cowboy Boots

Evergreen Cemetery - one of the largest in the world. Supposedly the only monument with Jesus wearing cowboy boots.

[David L. Dearinger, 01/07/2010]

Jesus in boots.

Jesus with the Cowboy Boots

I'd like the to confirm the sighting of Jesus with the Cowboy Boots in the Evergreen Cemetery in Paris, TX, and offer some conclusive, genuine, real, honest to goodness photographic evidence! This picture was taken 5/1/99.

[Sue Gartland, 05/10/1999]
Jesus wearing cowboy boots Grave

Eric reports that Paris has the world's largest cemetery. 50,000+ graves, including one headstone with Jesus wearing cowboy boots.

[Eric, 03/17/1997]

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