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Prairie Hill in Limestone County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Prairie Hill Cemetery

 
 
Prairie Hill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, November 21, 2020
1. Prairie Hill Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  

Prairie Hill Baptist Church members built a sanctuary here in 1890 on 3 acres donated by J.R. and Medora Leathers. A portion of the acreage near the sanctuary was set aside in 1894 to establish this community cemetery. The first recorded burial was that of Eula Jane Howard on June 29, 1894. The Prairie Hill Cemetery Association, established in 1958 and chartered in 1975, maintains the cemetery which has been enlarged over the years. Interred here are area pioneer settlers and their descendants, and veterans of conflicts ranging from the Civil War to Vietnam.
 
Erected 1994 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4108.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 31° 39.823′ N, 96° 47.747′ W. Marker is in Prairie Hill, Texas, in Limestone County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Farm to Market Road 339 and LCR 141. The marker is located at the northwest section of the Prairie Hill Cemetery along
The Prairie Hill Cemetery Marker along north fence. image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, November 21, 2020
2. The Prairie Hill Cemetery Marker along north fence.
back fence. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Prairie Hill TX 76678, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prairie Hill Baptist Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mt. Antioch Cemetery (approx. 5˝ miles away); Mt. Calm Confederate Memorial (approx. 6.7 miles away); Mount Calm Cemetery (approx. 6.7 miles away); Mt. Calm Methodist Church (approx. 8.3 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 8.4 miles away); Col. Leonard Williams (approx. 8.4 miles away); Armour Cemetery (approx. 9.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Baptist Church. TSHA Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on December 3, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
Prairie Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, November 21, 2020
3. Prairie Hill Cemetery
Prairie Hill Baptist Church next to Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, November 21, 2020
4. Prairie Hill Baptist Church next to Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 3, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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