Vanderpool Cemetery - Vanderpool, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 29° 44.887 W 099° 33.520
14R E 445981 N 3291006
Quick Description: The rugged terrain and natural protection afforded the Indians, made this one of the last parts of Texas to be settled. The last Indian attack in the area was in 1881.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 9/22/2022 9:30:31 AM
Waymark Code: WM16R6C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Long Description:
The town was know as Bugscuffle until 1886 when it applied for a post office. The first postmaster had the much more dignified name of L. B. Vanderpool, and decided for the sake of future generations to rename the town after himself. The current census tells us approx. 20 people live in Vanderpool.

The cemetery is north of town. It has a nice arched entrance and it is fenced.
City, Town, or Parish / State / Country: Vanderpool, TX, USA

Approximate number of graves: 584

Cemetery Status: Active

Cemetery Website: [Web Link]

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