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Near Spearman in Hansford County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hansford Cemetery

 
 
Hansford Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
1. Hansford Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  First burial ground set aside in this county. Earliest grave (1890) was that of Mrs. Alfie P. Magee, wife of the first sheriff. Also, buried here: the Cator brothers, founders of Zulu Stockade; and the Wright brothers, early ranchers.

Only official cemetery in county until 1928; is still in use.

Texas Recorded Historic Landmark
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2365.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1928.
 
Location. 36° 11.836′ N, 101° 17.751′ W. Marker is near Spearman, Texas, in Hansford County. Marker is on State Highway 15/207, 0.1 miles west of Farm to Market Road 19, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spearman TX 79081, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Hansford County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Dodge City-Tascosa Trail (approx. one mile away); Lindberghs Land at Spearman (approx. 4.8 miles away);
Hansford Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
2. Hansford Cemetery Marker
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Santa Fe Railroad Stationmaster's House (approx. 5½ miles away); Brick Streets of Spearman (approx. 5.6 miles away); Brandt Building (approx. 5.7 miles away); Old Farwell (approx. 5.7 miles away); Robert E. (Bob) Martin (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spearman.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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Oct. 5, 2022