Laughter Undertaking Co.

Laughter Undertaking Co. (HM1S80)

Location: Abilene, TX 79601 Taylor County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 27.1', W 99° 44.279'

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Dan T. Laughter (1871-1952) first worked as an undertaker while employed in a northeast Texas furniture store. In 1900, he came to Abilene, and five years later he founded this undertaking company with his partner, C.M. Tandy. In 1908, at the flip of a coin, the firm came under the full ownership of Laughter. Until the mid-1970s, the company operated an ambulance in connection with its funeral home. Since the early years of the 20th century, Laughter Undertaking Co. has been a significant Abilene business institution.

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Operated since 1945 by Russell and Willena North and their family; now known as North's Funeral Home.
Details
HM NumberHM1S80
Marker Number3047
Year Placed1985
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 16th, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 430636 N 3590741
Decimal Degrees32.45166667, -99.73798333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 27.1', W 99° 44.279'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 27' 6" N, 99° 44' 16.74" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 242 Orange St, Abilene TX 79601, US
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