Minter's Chapel Cemetery

Minter's Chapel Cemetery (HM2D3Z)

Location: Dallas, TX 75261 Tarrant County
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N 32° 53.143', W 97° 3.65'

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Soon after lay minister Green W. Minter (1803-1887) moved here about 1854, he helped organize Minter's Chapel Methodist Church. His son in law James Cate set aside 4.1 acres here for a church and a burial ground. The earliest marked grave is of A.M. Newton in 1857. Many tiny graves indicate a high child mortality rate. The early log meetinghouse was replaced in 1882 by a frame structure. In 1967 the Dallas regional airport acquired the land, except for this 1.5-acre cemetery and the church was relocated.
HM NumberHM2D3Z
Year Placed1979
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, December 29th, 2018 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 681396 N 3640284
Decimal Degrees32.88571667, -97.06083333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 53.143', W 97° 3.65'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 53' 8.58" N, 97° 3' 39" W
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Area Code(s)972
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2801 W Airfield Dr, Dallas TX 75261, US
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