Details for Buffalo Gap Cemetery (Atlas Number 5441000559)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5441000559

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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 grave sites; graveyards
Marker Year 1968
Designations
Marker Location From Buffalo Gap, go about 1 mile west on Highway 89 to cemetery entrance.
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)