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Oakwood Cemetery

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Oakwood Cemetery at Grand and Gould Ave., Fort Worth, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 46' 12.955116", -97° 20' 56.743224"
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     Founded 1879 by John Peter Smith, one of Fort Worth's first settlers, who became a civic leader, Mayor, philanthropist. He gave 20 acres to City; cemetery since enlarged to 100. The area contains three cemeteries: Oakwood, Calvary, Trinity. Many Fort Worth and Tarrant County men and women of destiny are buried here.

Plots are owned by lodges, unions, Catholic, Protestant, Negro, and White. Tracts are dedicated to Union and Confederate soldiers. The Chapel was built in 1914. Oakwood, Calvary Associations, and City provide care. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1966

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

StoppingPoints.com Editorial on Oakwood Cemetery:
See also the John Peter Smith Historical Marker in downtown Ft. Worth.

Oakwood Cemetery Historical Marker Location Map, Fort Worth, Texas

Related Themes: Texas C.S.A., Texas Confederate States of America, Confederacy, Texas Cemetery Markers, Cemeteries, Texan Graveyards,
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Lonesome Dove Baptist Church and Cemetery
Absalom H. Chivers Cemetery
Ahavath Sholom Hebrew Cemetery
Arlington Cemetery
Arwine Cemetery
Ash Creek Cemetary
Ayres Cemetery
Bear Creek Cemetery
Bedford Cemetary
Birdville Cemetery
Bourland Cemetery
Burke Cemetery
Calloway Cemetery
Chapel Cemetery
Crowley Cemetery
Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery
Dido Cemetery
Emanuel Hebrew Rest Cemetery
Everman Cemetery
Ford Cemetery
Forest Hill Cemetery
Gibbins Cemetery and Homestead Site
Gibson Cemetery
Grapevine Cemetery
Handley Cemetery
Harper's Rest Cemetery
Harrison Cemetery
Hitch Cemetery
Hood Cemetery
I. D. Parker Public Cemetery and Homestead
Parker Cemetery
Isham Cemetery
John Peter Smith, Founder of Oakwood Cemetery
Johnson Station Cemetery
Minter's Chapel Cemetery
Mitchell Cemetery
Morgan Hood Survey Pioneer Cemetery
Mount Gilead Cemetery
Mount Olivet Cemetery
New Trinity Cemetery
P.A. Watson Cemetery
Parker Memorial Cemetery
Peterson Family Cemetery
Pioneer Stone Burial Cairns (at Mount Gilead Cemetery)
Pioneer's Rest Cemetery
Rehoboth Cemetery
Riley Cemetery
Rodgers Cemetery
Site of Berachah Home and Cemetery
Smith-Frazier Cemetery
Smithfield Cemetery
Tate Cemetery
Thomas Easter Cemetery
Tomlin Cemetery
Willburn Cemetery
Wilson Cemetery
Witten Cemetery
Hudson Cemetery
White's Chapel Cemetery