Bowie in Montague County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Bowie Cemetery Association formed during the early years of the cemetery’s existence, although the exact date of its organization is unknown. The association handled the business of the cemetery until 1938, when the cemetery association officially deeded the burial ground to the city of Bowie. In 1981, due to the expansion of Lake Amon G. Carter, the graves located at Tarter Cemetery were relocated to Elmwood. Portions of a native stone wall that
The cemetery contains burials of veterans from the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Today, Elmwood Cemetery continues to serve the citizens of Bowie and the surrounding area while reminding them of the early pioneer settlers of the community.
Erected 2010 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16324.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
Location. 33° 33.251′ N, 97° 49.922′ W. Marker is in Bowie, Texas, in Montague County. Marker is on East Nelson Street north of Pelham Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bowie TX 76230, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First National Bank of Bowie (approx. one mile away); Montague County (approx. 1.6 miles away); Home County of Governor James V. Allred (approx. 1.6 miles away); United Methodist Church of Montague (approx. 9.9 miles away); Montague Catholic Cemetery (approx. 10.3 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.