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Glazier in Hemphill County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Glazier Cemetery

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2016
1. Glazier Cemetery Marker
Inscription. The town of Glazier was founded in 1887 when the Panhandle and Santa Fe Railway reached this site. Because of its location north of the Canadian River, Glazier was an ideal shipping point for area cattle, even when flooding made the river impassable. A post office was established in Glazier in 1906. In 1916, a fire which started in a feed mill virtually destroyed the town's business district. A tornado claimed twelve lives in 1947, delivering another major blow to the small town. The earliest known burials in Glazier Cemetery were made in 1906. The Glazier Cemetery Association purchased 2.4 acres from J.F. Johnson in 1910 for the price of twenty-five dollars.

Historic Texas Cemetery

 
Erected 2008 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15854.)
 
Location. 36° 1.166′ N, 100° 15.814′ W. Marker is in Glazier, Texas, in Hemphill County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 60 0.1 miles east of Texas Highway 305. Touch for map. Marker is on dirt road 0.5 miles north of US-60. Marker is in this post office area: Canadian TX 79014, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Canadian River Wagon Bridge (approx.
Glazier Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2016
2. Glazier Cemetery
8.3 miles away); Canadian River Trails (approx. 9.2 miles away); Hemphill County (approx. 9.2 miles away); Robert R. Young (approx. 9.2 miles away); Tom T. McGee (approx. 9 miles away); Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery (approx. 9 miles away); The Former Canadian Hospital (approx. 9.8 miles away); W.C.T.U. Building (approx. 9.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Glazier Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2016
3. Glazier Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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