Big Spring in Howard County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The earliest documented grave in the Masonic Cemetery is that of William Howerton (1846-1886). At least one gravestone bears an earlier date, but it is for a grave which was reinterred here from another location. Among those buried here are many Masons and their families, including a number of community leaders; Texas and Pacific Railway Company employees; George Bauer, original donor of the property; and veterans of World War I, World War II, and Vietnam.
Over the years, additional land acquisitions have enlarged the size of the cemetery to sixteen acres. A variety of sizes and styles of grave markers can be seen in the historic graveyard.
Erected 1990 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3241.)
Location. 32° 16.287′ N, 101° 28.551′ W. Marker is in Big Spring, Texas, in Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Big Spring TX 79720, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Thomas Catholic Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); The J. & W. Fisher Company (approx. 1.2 miles away); Big Spring Hardware Company (approx. 1.2 miles away); A Historical Big Spring Meat Market (approx. 1.2 miles away); Settles Hotel (approx. 1.3 miles away); Potton House (approx. 1.3 miles away); First National Bank in Big Spring (approx. 1.4 miles away); First Christian Church (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Big Spring.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. 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.