Handley Cemetery

Handley Cemetery (HM291T)

Location: Colorado City, TX 79512 Mitchell County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 26.424', W 100° 59.56'

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(In area known as Teville)

Site given by John J. Handley (1842-1935), Confederate veteran who settled here in 1892, after living earlier in Georgia and in Smith and Comanche Counties, Texas. A farmer, he lived to see agriculture rival ranching.

Teville (named for "T" Junction in road) post office was opened here in 1906; closed 1910.

W.B. Berry, with W.H. Badgett, surveyed 4-acre cemetery, 1914. Graves were moved from across road into this ground. In 1945 Mr. and Mrs. E.T. Strain gave one acre to enlarge the cemetery.

Four generations of Handley's family and neighbors rest here.
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HM NumberHM291T
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Year Placed1970
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14H E 312671 N 6408999
Decimal Degrees32.44040000, -100.99266667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 26.424', W 100° 59.56'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 26' 25.4400" N, 100° 59' 33.6000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Ranch Rd 1229, Colorado City TX 79512, US
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