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Lost
Coffee Plantation Slave Cemetery
Preston Bend, Texas
aka Government Cemetery 1

Location
Fink/Georgetown area
N33.80071  W096.66406

 "There was a slave Cemetery moved from the Coffee Plantation when the lake was built.....It was moved to a small area South of Highway 406 on Goverment Property...I have found this Cemetery...It has plain stones as markers and has approximately 24 - 26 graves...I live in the Preston area." ~ ~ ~ Joseph Hines 

It includes the moved Coffee Plantation Slave Cemetery. This cemetery was established to hold graves moved when Lake Texoma was built.


Driving directions from Fink, Texas would be: 
Turn right (east) onto Hwy 406 (Georgetown Road)
Travel about 100 yards past the bridge and look for wooded area along creek on the right (south) side of the road



View of bridge

Follow the fence line on the east side.



Gate

No readable markers remain.


Engineers Map
1942





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Elaine Nall Bay
2013