Oakwood Cemetery entranceSource: Benchmark Blasterz (http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMPTTN)
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built a a 2,517-foot-long rock wall on three sides on the perimeter of the Oakwood Cemetery in Cisco, Texas.
According to the Texas Historical Commission, “The general landscape of the cemetery is traditional with granite, limestone, marble, and sandstone grave markers with a prominent WPA rock archway at the southeast entrance. […] More than six hundred burials are veterans of the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.”
Texas Historical Marker No. 17003
texascemeteries.org (http://texascemeteries.org/eastland/oakwood-cemetery), accessed February 18, 2018.
Project originally submitted by Douglass Halvorsen on February 18, 2018.
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