Krum in Denton County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
At least five people from the area were buried in the cemetery prior to 1900. A large increase in burials took place in the early 1900s because of a national influenza epidemic. The cemetery has a variety of marble and cement headstones marked with biblical scripture, masonic markings, woodmen seals and military headstones. Many founding families of the
Erected 2012 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 17602.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Education • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1878.
Location. 33° 17.48′ N, 97° 19.155′ W. Marker is in Krum, Texas, in Denton County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 1173, 0.2 miles west of Plainview Road, on the left when traveling west. The marker is just inside the cemetery, to the left of the gates. The cemetery is behind the church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12221 FM 1173, Krum TX 76249, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gregg Ranch (approx. 1.9 miles away); Chisholm Trail in Denton County (approx. 4.6 miles away); Forester Ranch Cattle Trail Crossing (approx. 5.2 miles away); City of Krum (approx. 5.6 miles away); Townsite of Bolivar (approx. 6.3 miles away); Slidell (approx. 6.4 miles away); Bolivar Cemetery (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Krum.
Also see . . . Plainview Cemetery Texas Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony. (Submitted on October 7, 2014, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas.)
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