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Near Wink in Winkler County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Old Wink Cemetery

 
 
Old Wink Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 25, 2012
1. Old Wink Cemetery Marker
Inscription. “Ghost” burial plot with 26 unmarked graves of unidentified, unfortunates, or men traveling under aliases during 1926–29 oil boom violence.

All vestiges of graves lost in winds, shifting sands. Plot dedicated to memory of those with names known only to God.
"We raised not a stone, but left him alone…." Wolfe

 
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3835.)
 
Location. 31° 45.585′ N, 103° 10.968′ W. Marker is near Wink, Texas, in Winkler County. Marker is at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 1232 and County Road 201, on the left when traveling south on Route 1232. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wink TX 79789, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wink (approx. 1.5 miles away); Winkler County Discovery Well (approx. 1.6 miles away); Roy Orbison (approx. 1.7 miles away); Old Duval Townsite (approx. 6.4 miles away); The Community Church (approx. 8.5 miles away); Winkler County Courthouse
Old Wink Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 25, 2012
2. Old Wink Cemetery Marker
(approx. 8.5 miles away); Colonel C. M. Winkler (approx. 8.5 miles away); Kermit (approx. 8.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wink.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Old Wink Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 25, 2012
3. Old Wink Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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