Fort Graham Cemetery

Fort Graham Cemetery (HM164N)

Location: Whitney, TX 76692 Hill County
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N 32° 1.459', W 97° 21.123'

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Settlement in this area began shortly after Fort Graham, a frontier military post established here in 1849, was abandoned in 1853. The first recorded burial in this cemetery, named after the fort, was that of infant Charley Botkin in 1879. The cemetery was the only one of a number of historic graveyards in this area to remain undisturbed by the creation of Lake Whitney in the early 1950s. Among the more than 300 people buried here are many of the area's early settlers and their descendants. The cemetery remains active and is maintained by an association formed in 1966.
Sesquicentennial of Texas Statehood 1845-1995
HM NumberHM164N
Marker Number1985
Year Placed1995
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 12:00am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 655626 N 3544318
Decimal Degrees32.02431667, -97.35205000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 1.459', W 97° 21.123'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 1' 27.54" N, 97° 21' 7.38" W
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Area Code(s)254
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5319 Farm to Market 933, Whitney TX 76692, US
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