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Benefits Thurber Cemetery Assn.
Nationwide, there are several hundred thousand people whose
roots go back to Thurber. Thurber preservation projects to date include
RESTORATION of the century old Thurber Cemetery with over 1000 graves;
MOVING back to Thurber and restoring historic St. Barbara's Church;
RESTORING and furnishing a typical coal miners house; BUILDING two bocci
ball courts where a State Championship Tournament is held each year;
RESTORING a train car which carried miners to work; ERECTING eight State
Historical Markers within a one mile radius of Thurber; DISPLAYING on
New York Hill a large bronze plaque overview of Thurber's significant
buildings and sites; PRODUCING the VHS tape A Boom Town To Ghost Town which
has been shown several times on national TV.
Contact Leo Bielinski firstname.lastname@example.org
© 1999 - 2010 by Leo S. Bielinski
Plaque presented to the Thurber Historical
Association / Thurber, Texas Web site on November 7, 1999 for their heroic
contributions to the preservation of Texas history. Award image © Texas