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Near Buffalo Gap in Taylor County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Buffalo Gap Cemetery

 
 
Buffalo Gap Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 12, 2014
1. Buffalo Gap Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Oldest public cemetery in Taylor County; used by residents of Buffalo Gap even before the earliest known headstones were erected about 1877.
     In the older section of the ten-acre plot are 146 graves, many of Civil War veterans and pioneer citizens of Taylor County. Tract is still in use.
 
Erected 1968 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 559.)
 
Location. 32° 15.925′ N, 99° 51.072′ W. Marker is near Buffalo Gap, Texas, in Taylor County. Marker can be reached from Farm to Market Road 89 1.4 miles west of Litel Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is approx. 1½ miles west of the town of Buffalo Gap. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo Gap TX 79508, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buffalo Gap College (approx. 1.8 miles away); Town of Buffalo Gap (approx. 1.8 miles away); Vicinity of Indian Fight (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Ernie Wilson Museum (approx. 2 miles away); Taylor County (approx. 2 miles away); The Civilian Conservation Corps at Abilene State Park
Buffalo Gap Cemetery Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 12, 2014
2. Buffalo Gap Cemetery Entrance
Marker is left of the cemetery entrance
(approx. 2½ miles away); Jim Ned Creek (approx. 5.4 miles away); Cedar Gap Community (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo Gap.
 
Also see . . .  Buffalo Gap Cemetery Research. From the findagrave.com website. (Submitted on June 25, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Buffalo Gap Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 12, 2014
3. Buffalo Gap Cemetery
View to west from cemetery entrance
Buffalo Gap Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 12, 2014
4. Buffalo Gap Cemetery
Grave Headstones from the 1890s image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 12, 2014
5. Grave Headstones from the 1890s
Gravesite of Enoch W. Hunt image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 12, 2014
6. Gravesite of Enoch W. Hunt
Pvt Co K Martin's Regt
Texas Cav
Confederate States Army
May 30, 1842     Mar 12, 1882
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 25, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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