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Pecos in Reeves County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Pioneer Graveyard

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, October 25, 2012
1. Pioneer Graveyard Marker
Inscription. Earliest Pecos landmark. Started with burial of men in hazardous work of building Texas & Pacific Railroad, 1881. Used over 30 years by settlers in the Pecos Valley. First markers, of native red stone or wood, have now been lost or effaced in sandstorms and floods.
 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4029.)
 
Location. 31° 25.85′ N, 103° 29.345′ W. Marker is in Pecos, Texas, in Reeves County. Marker is on East A Street 0.3 miles east of North Cedar Street (U.S. 285), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pecos TX 79772, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emigrants' Crossing (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mrs. Lillie W. Cole (approx. 0.4 miles away); Spanish Explorers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Reeves County-Pecos, Texas (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Pecos Cantaloupe (approx. 0.4 miles away); Orient Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); George R. Reeves (approx. half a mile away); First Christian Church (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pecos.
 
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Pioneer Graveyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 25, 2012
2. Pioneer Graveyard Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 21, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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