Lanes Chapel and Cemetery

Lanes Chapel and Cemetery (HM1LHV)

Location: Valley Mills, TX 76689 Bosque County
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N 31° 40.003', W 97° 35.528'

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Pioneer area settler Joshua McCuistion donated land at this site for a Methodist chapel to serve the community of Hollis Prairie. Completed about 1880 adjacent to a schoolhouse, it was built by John R. Lane and his sons, for whom the settlement was later named. The oldest marked grave in the church cemetery is that of Plonzo "Pompey" Cox (1840-1880). Regular worship services here were discontinued in 1960 and the Lanes Chapel Memorial Association was established to restore and maintain the building and grounds. A homecoming is held at this site each June. (1981)
Marker Number3034
Year Placed1981
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, July 4th, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 633465 N 3504355
Decimal Degrees31.66671667, -97.59213333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 40.003', W 97° 35.528'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 40' 0.18" N, 97° 35' 31.68" W
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Area Code(s)254
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near FM2602, Valley Mills TX 76689, US
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