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Blum Cemetery
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas
N 32° 08.248 W 097° 23.805
14S E 651217 N 3556798
Quick Description: Texas Historical Marker commemorating the establishment of the Blum Cemetery, still active and containing over a thousand burials.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 11/29/2010 4:29:09 AM
Waymark Code: WMA7TQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member rilekyle
Views: 10

Marker Number: 14641

Marker Text:
This burial ground was established about the time the town of Blum was formed in 1881 as a stop on the newly laid track of the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway. A.J. Davis (1840-1912), a local landowner, is said to have gifted the land, specifying that burial lots would be free. The oldest dated stone is that of nine-year-old Robert E. Lee McCullough, who died in 1882, but earlier burials likely exist. Area pioneers and many local veterans are among those honored here. Descendants support a perpetual care fund and an association to oversee the care of this site that chronicles the heritage of the Blum Community. Historic Texas Cemetery - 2001

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