Terrace Cemetery

Terrace Cemetery (HM1ZHV)

Location: Post, TX 79356 Garza County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 11.461', W 101° 21.371'

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In 1907, young Vera Westbrook died in Post City and was laid to rest in a grave near Two Draw Road. In 1908, with the death of Vertie Rogers Conn, the board of directors of the Double U Co. told town founder C. W. Post in Battle Creek, Michigan, about the need for a cemetery. Post replied "I wish there was no need for any such spot, but we have to conduct our affairs in accordance with the dictation of a power much superior to our own intelligence." Post provided land for the cemetery and instructions for its layout. Conn was the first burial on Oct. 13, 1908. Westbrook was also reinterred here. The original 19.35 acre cemetery platted in 1912 has expanded to include several thousand burials, serving as a testament to generations of families.

Historic Texas Cemetery
Marker is Property of the State of Texas
Year Placed2009
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 280345 N 3674936
Decimal Degrees33.19101667, -101.35618333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 11.461', W 101° 21.371'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 11' 27.66" N, 101° 21' 22.26" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-380, Post TX 79356, US
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