Burchinal Cemetery

Burchinal Cemetery, 1 Aug 1879,"This cemetery is located in the southwest quadrant of Red River County, Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 33.660N, 95 Deg 18.384W. Take FM 410 south from Detroit for about 7.2 miles. There is a country lane on the right or west directly opposite the turn to Bethel Cemetery. This lane is designated as CR 1237. Take CR 1237 west for 1.3 miles to the intersection with CR 1226. Continue on the dirt track westerly for about 5/10 miles and turn south to the second pasture gap, about 2/10 mile. The cemetery is a good 3/10 mile walk due west up a slope and has a few old cedar trees in it. There is a chain link fence around it. The oldest marked burial is that of Luther Burchinal who was born and died on 1 Aug 1879. This cemetery was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on 11 May 2000. This land is currently leased by Pete Miller of Paris TX. We visited the site again on 20 Dec 2003 and took the GPS readings."

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