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Pioneer's Rest
626 Samuels Ave.


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Larger image 30Kb      Pioneer's Rest is the oldest cemetery in Fort Worth. Located just outside downtown, the land became a cemetery in 1850 to bury the children of Major Ripley Arnold. Larger image 34 Kb

     Although not as large as Oakwood Cemetery, Pioneer's Rest offers a glimpse to the past. Many of the headstones have succumbed to age and weather, names and dates are hard to distinguish. But, it is still worth a visit.

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The thumbnails link to larger images of some of the markers in Pioneer's Rest.