Fairview Chapel - Denison, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 33° 46.341 W 096° 33.481
14S E 726137 N 3739594
Quick Description: The Fairview Cemetery built a chapel in 1997 to make things a little more accessible and comfortable during funeral services. The cemetery is at 1501 Hwy 91 N, Denison, TX.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 5/3/2020 8:43:43 AM
Waymark Code: WM12D7Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
Fairview Cemetery is Denison's second oldest cemetery, after Oakwood, with its earliest burial dating to 1882. The cemetery is still active, with nearly thirteen thousand burials, including T.V. Munson, "The Grape Man of Texas", and William C. Fitzhugh, a veteran of the Mexican-American and Civil Wars, as well as a memorial to the Grand Army of the Republic. While there is still open space, even in the older sections, this modern frame chapel was funded locally by contributions from area foundations, citizens, and businesses. It is just behind the office and the columbarium, adjacent to Section 9. It seats up to seventy-five people, and the two entrances, one a porte-cochère, are flush with the pavement, allowing easy access.
Date of Chapel Construction: 1997

Denomination of Chapel or Cemetery (if applicable): None

Active Chapel?: yes

Main Construction Material of Chapel: Wood

Description of Cemetery added in Long Description: yes

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