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

Garvin Memorial Cemetery

 
 
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By Kayla Harper, May 2, 2020
1. Garvin Memorial Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  

This burial ground served the pioneer families who settled in the area. Graves here date from the 1870s. The land for the cemetery was donated to the community by James G. Garvin (1830-1897), a former Dallas merchant, his wife Eliza, and brothers Col. William L. Crawford (1839-1920) and Judge M. L. Crawford (1841-1910), prominent attorneys of the county. Several veterans of the Civil War are interred here, including Col. Pleasant G. Swor (1834-1878), who led an assault against Union forces at the Battle of Corinth.
 
Erected 1980 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6723.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 32° 51.779′ N, 96° 50.729′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker can be reached from W Northwest Highway. This isolated cemetery is hidden in a group of trees some distance from the road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4000 W Northwest Highway, Dallas TX 75220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker
An additional marker at the Garvin Memorial Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, May 2, 2020
2. An additional marker at the Garvin Memorial Cemetery
, measured as the crow flies. W. P. Cochran Homeplace (approx. half a mile away); Cochran Chapel Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); Cochran Chapel Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Love Field Airman Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away); Texas’ First Airmail and Passenger Service (approx. 1½ miles away); Love Field (approx. 1½ miles away); Oath of Office of President Johnson (approx. 1½ miles away); Letot Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
An additional marker at the Garvin Memorial Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, May 2, 2020
3. An additional marker at the Garvin Memorial Cemetery
Garvin Memorial Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, May 2, 2020
4. Garvin Memorial Cemetery Marker
Garvin Memorial Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, May 2, 2020
5. Garvin Memorial Cemetery
Garvin Memorial Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, May 2, 2020
6. Garvin Memorial Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 2, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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