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Near Post in Garza County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Terrace Cemetery Gateway

 
 
Terrace Cemetery Gateway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 7, 2017
1. Terrace Cemetery Gateway Marker
Inscription. From "Double U", "Lazy S", Conneil and Currycomb Ranch canyons, round rocks were collected and made into gate piers in 1908 when cereal king C. W. Post founded Post City.

George Samson designed and with fellow Scotsman James Napier built the gateway. Samson was a community leader 50 years.
 
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5231.)
 
Location. 33° 11.457′ N, 101° 21.371′ W. Marker is near Post, Texas, in Garza County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 380 0.7 miles east of Fox Street. Touch for map. Located on the top of the front gateway, on the west end of the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Post TX 79356, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Terrace Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Charles W. Post (approx. 1.4 miles away); Mrs. Merriweather Post (approx. 1.4 miles away); Garza County (approx. 1.4 miles away); Garza County Courthouse (approx. 1.4 miles away); Mason Memorial Building (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Post Sanitarium (approx. 1.6 miles away); C. W. Post Home (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Post.
 
Additional keywords.
Terrace Cemetery Gateway, Marker & Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 7, 2017
2. Terrace Cemetery Gateway, Marker & Cemetery
It may be the only cemetery gateway with a Texas Historical marker at its apex.
graveyards; design and construction
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Terrace Cemetery Gateway & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 7, 2017
3. Terrace Cemetery Gateway & Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 77 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Clear photo of marker. May need a ladder, a long selfie stick, or the top of an RV... • Can you help?
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