“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Prairie View in Waller County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Shiloh Cemetery

Shiloh Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, June 15, 2020
1. Shiloh Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  In 1881 Thomas Armer deeded land in the Shiloh Community for a Baptist church. He sold an adjacent acre to the church for this cemetery in 1883, and in later years Armer sold more land to the church and to Pond Creek School. The community continued to grow, and by 1908 a larger sanctuary was erected and the cemetery was enlarged to include the Armer family burial ground. The earliest marked grave in the family plot is that of Daniel Armer (d. 1882). A tornado damaged the cemetery and destroyed the sanctuary in 1957, but the structure was rebuilt.
Erected 1983. (Marker Number 8112.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1881.
Location. 30° 6.933′ N, 95° 59.391′ W. Marker is near Prairie View, Texas, in Waller County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 1098 north of Joe Loggins Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Prairie View TX 77446, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shiloh Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Wyatt Chapel Community Cemetery
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Jacob E. Freeman (approx. 2.3 miles away); Gen. George and Libbie Custer Campsite (approx. 2.4 miles away); Liendo (approx. 2.7 miles away); Liendo Plantation (approx. 2.7 miles away); Groce Family Plantations (approx. 3.2 miles away); Clear Creek Confederate War Camps (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prairie View.
Shiloh Cemetery Marker Area image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, June 15, 2020
2. Shiloh Cemetery Marker Area
Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2020, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2020, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas.

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Dec. 6, 2023