Mount Calvary Cemetery

Mount Calvary Cemetery (HM1R5J)

Location: Dallas, TX 75240 Dallas County
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N 32° 55.647', W 96° 46.766'

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Pioneer settlers used this site for burials as early as the 1840s. The oldest known grave is that of Amanda L. Houx (1829-1847). In 1868 William Huffhines donated a two-acre tract, which included the early graves, to Mount Calvary Baptist Church. A frame church building stood here until 1885, when the congregation moved to Richardson and later became the First Baptist Church. More land was added to the burial ground by C.C. Huffhines in 1896 and C.B. Chick in 1925 and 1935. A cemetery association, formed in 1924, cares for the almost 800 graves here.
HM NumberHM1R5J
Marker Number6790
Year Placed1978
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 21st, 2016 at 9:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 707627 N 3645431
Decimal Degrees32.92745000, -96.77943333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 55.647', W 96° 46.766'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 55' 38.82" N, 96° 46' 45.96" W
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Area Code(s)469, 972, 214
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7309 Valley View Ln, Dallas TX 75240, US
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