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Western Heights Cemetery

 
 
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By James R. Murray, October 18, 2014
1. Western Heights Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Located on part of the original William Coombs survey, burials in this cemetery date to the 1850ís. Originally known at Troth, it was formally dedicated in 1881, when land was set aside for a “graveyard forever” by Z.E. Coombes and W.R. Fisher. Pioneers interred here include W.R. Fisher, Z.E. Coombes, John and Bosina Loupout, Mary Ellen Cole Tuggle, and Heinrich and Anna Struck. Also buried here are veterans of the Civil War and World Wars I and II, and Clyde and Buck Barrow. Trinity Oaks Church of Christ maintains the historic cemetery.
 
Erected 1988 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6913.)
 
Location. 32° 45.94′ N, 96° 50.771′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker is on Fort Worth Avenue west of Neal Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located at the left center entrance to the cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1617 Fort Worth Avenue, Dallas TX 75208, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of First Ferry and Bridge (approx. 2.3 miles away); Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark (approx. 2.4 miles away); John Neely Bryan and Margaret Beeman Bryan
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By James R. Murray, 0921/2017
2. Western Heights Cemetery Marker
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Kennedy Assassination Route (approx. 2.4 miles away); A. H. Belo Corporation (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Dallas Morning News (approx. 2.4 miles away); Dealey Plaza (approx. 2.4 miles away); Formerly The Texas School Book Depository Building (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
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By James R. Murray, September 21, 2017
3. Western Heights Cemetery Marker
Clyde and Buck Barrow are buried here. SW Corner, facing Fort Worth Avenue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2017, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 22, 2017, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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