Ochiltree Cemetery

Ochiltree Cemetery (HM1RGV)

Location: Perryton, TX 79070 Ochiltree County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 16.736', W 100° 48.714'

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In 1902, Jim McLarty and J. V. Stump fenced off 90 acres for a cemetery in the town of Ochiltree. Soon afterwards, Jim was thrown from his horse and killed, and at age 21 became the first person buried in the cemetery. In 1927 the county acquired the deed from Mr. J. M. Blasingame; in 1930 a cemetery association was formed. During the Depression of the 1930s an entry gate was built with help from the Works Progress Administration. Veterans of the Civil and Spanish American wars, as well as World Wars I and II and the conflicts in Korea and Vietnam, are among the citizens buried here.
Marker Number12131
Year Placed1997
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 4th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 337266 N 4016409
Decimal Degrees36.27893333, -100.81190000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 16.736', W 100° 48.714'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 16' 44.16" N, 100° 48' 42.84" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near TX-70, Perryton TX 79070, US
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