Crook Cemetery

Crook Cemetery (HMOF8)

Location: Ohatchee, AL 36271 Calhoun County
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N 33° 47', W 85° 55.966'

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James Crook established this cemetery in1837 on land he purchased from CreekIndians. In 1834, he and his family movedto this area from South Carolina.In Nov. 1837, Samuel M. Crook, grandsonof James Crook, was the first person buriedhere. Although Crook Cemetery wasestablished as a family burying ground, itwas later opened for community burials.In the mid-1900s, W. L. McCullars donatedadditional land for the cemetery. Stateofficials acknowledged the historicalsignificance of Crook Cemetery by adding itto the Alabama Historic Cemetery Registeron Nov. 12, 2008.

Listed in the Alabama Historic Cemetery RegisterMarker erected in 2009 by Crook Cemetery, Inc.
HM NumberHMOF8
Year Placed2009
Placed ByAlabama Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 8:45am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 598808 N 3738644
Decimal Degrees33.78333333, -85.93276667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 47', W 85° 55.966'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 46' 60.00" N, 85° 55' 57.96" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-527 McCullars Ln, Ohatchee AL 36271, US
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