(Also known as Metcalfe-Spence Cemetery)Replaced older burial plot at nearby settlement of Ben Ficklin, after flood of Aug. 24, 1882, washed away the town and inundated the cemetery, exposing many graves. Charles B. Metcalfe, nephew of Col. Francis C. Taylor, founder of Ben Ficklin, selected this site, on higher ground, to reinter remains of relatives, including Col. Taylor, and bury his mother, sister, and another uncle, victims of the flood.
|Placed By||Texas State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 363206 N 3475395|
|Decimal Degrees||31.40511667, -100.43895000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 24.307', W 100° 26.337'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 24' 18.42" N, 100° 26' 20.22" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near S Bryant Blvd Frontage, San Angelo TX 76904, US|
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