Details for Buffalo Gap Cemetery (Atlas Number 5441000559)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5441000559


Marker Number 559
Atlas Number 5441000559
Marker Title Buffalo Gap Cemetery
Index Entry Buffalo Gap Cemetery
Address FM 89, 1 mile W. of Buffalo Gap
City Buffalo Gap
County Taylor
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 419845
UTM Northing 3570197
Subject Codes cemetery
Marker Year 1968
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Private Property No
Marker Location From Buffalo Gap, go about 1 mile west on Highway 89 to cemetery entrance.
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size 20" x 20"
Marker Text Oldest public cemetery in Taylor County; used by residents of Buffalo Gap even before the earliest known headstones were erected, about 1877. In the older section of the ten-acre plot are 146 graves, many of Civil War veterans and pioneer citizens of Taylor County. Tract is still in use. (1968)