Krum in Denton County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
At least five people from the area were buried in the cemetery prior to 1900. A large increase in burials took place in the early 1900s because of a national influenza epidemic. The cemetery has a variety of marble and cement headstones marked with biblical scripture, masonic markings, woodmen seals and military headstones. Many founding families of the community have gravesites in the cemetery as well as generations of their descendants. Maintained by the Plainview Cemetery Association, the graves provide a record of the settlers of the area, including
Erected 2012 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 17602.)
Location. 33° 17.48′ N, 97° 19.155′ W. Marker is in Krum, Texas, in Denton County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 1173 0.2 miles west of Plainview Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is just inside the cemetery, to the left of the gates. The cemetery is behind the church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12221 FM 1173, Krum TX 76249, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cattle Trail Crossing (approx. 5.2 miles away); Old Campsite of Jesse and Frank James (approx. 10.9 miles away); Dr. William Renshaw (approx. 10.9 miles away); Denton County War Memorial (approx. 12 miles away); Edna Westbrook Trigg in Denton County (approx. 12 miles away); Our Confederate Soldiers (approx. 12 miles away); John B. Denton (approx. 12 miles away); The City of Denton (approx. 12 miles away).
Also see . . . Plainview Cemetery Texas Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony. (Submitted on October 7, 2014, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2014, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. This page has been viewed 559 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2014, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.