Dothan Cemetery

Dothan Cemetery (HM2556)

Location: Cisco, TX 76437 Eastland County
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N 32° 23.784', W 99° 6.579'

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The Texas and Pacific Railway built the Delmar depot near here in 1880 before rail activity shifted to Red Gap (later Cisco). A new community named Dothan formed and gained a post office in 1902. Jim and Manirval (Short) Dunaway, who settled here in 1886, donated land for a community cemetery. The first burial was their great-grandson, Carroll Leo Dunaway, in 1905. Dothan included a school and stores and by 1915 reported a population of fifty. The school closed in 1940. Family and friends have always maintained the cemetery, which features granite, limestone and fieldstone grave markers, a wire perimeter fence, and at least 22 veterans' graves. The Dothan Cemetery Association formed in 1989 to preserve this historic vestige of a rural community.
Historic Texas Cemetery - 2010
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HM NumberHM2556
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Year Placed2012
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 10:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 489687 N 3584380
Decimal Degrees32.39640000, -99.10965000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 23.784', W 99° 6.579'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 23' 47.04" N, 99° 6' 34.74" W
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Area Code(s)254, 325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Co Rd 126, Cisco TX 76437, US
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