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Euless in Tarrant County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Calloway Cemetery

 
 
Calloway Cemetery Texas Historical Marker with Historic Texas Cemetery Medallion image. Click for full size.
By QuesterMark, July 30, 2017
1. Calloway Cemetery Texas Historical Marker with Historic Texas Cemetery Medallion
Inscription.  

The earliest marked graves in this cemetery are those of two brothers, Richard H. Calloway (1832-1874) and Joseph W. Calloway (1829-1877), who owned this land in the 1860s. Richard's widow Catherine (Coble) deeded 1.5 acres here in 1886 for use as a public burial ground. The original site included the family cemetery and graves of several neighbors. The wooden Tabernacle was constructed in 1908. Families maintained the grounds until 1971 when a perpetual care fund was set up. Many pioneer settlers of eastern Tarrant County are buried here. (1980)
 
Erected 1980 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 638.)
 
Location. 32° 48.647′ N, 97° 5.324′ W. Marker is in Euless, Texas, in Tarrant County. Marker is on Calloway Cemetery Road east of State Highway 157, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12855 Calloway Cemetery Road, Euless TX 76040, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Euless School (approx. 1.3 miles away); Sloan-Journey Expedition of 1838 (approx.
Calloway Cemetery with Markers image. Click for full size.
By QuesterMark, July 30, 2017
2. Calloway Cemetery with Markers
1.7 miles away); Site of Bird's Fort (approx. 1.7 miles away); Jesse Chisholm (approx. 1.7 miles away); Alexander Dobkins Family Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); Site of Arlington Downs Racetrack (approx. 4 miles away); Arlington Downs Racetrack and Fountain (approx. 4.7 miles away); Houston Hitching Block (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Euless.
 
More about this marker. Technically there are two markers at this location: a Texas Historical Marker as well as an Historic Texas Cemetery Medallion (placed 2009, number 17027).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2019, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2019, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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