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Oscar Abstein Cemetery

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Archeological Excavation And Reburial Of Historic Graves In The Oscar Abstein Cemetery (41hr976), Harris County, Texas, Cory Julian Broehm, Douglas K. Boyd, Martha Doty Freeman Jan 2004

Archeological Excavation And Reburial Of Historic Graves In The Oscar Abstein Cemetery (41hr976), Harris County, Texas, Cory Julian Broehm, Douglas K. Boyd, Martha Doty Freeman

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This report documents the exhumation and reburial of three historic graves within the right of way of Interstate Highway 10 (IH-10) near the intersection of Eldridge Drive. Called the Eldridge or Oscar Abstein Cemetery, historic research indicated that three to four graves probably existed near station marker 581+75 within the area of improvements that the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) proposed to IH-10. TxDOT’s Archeological Studies Program, Environmental Affairs Division, prepared a planning document entitled: “Exhumation and Reinterment Plan, IH-10, CSJ: 0271-07-247, Eldridge Cemetery” and contracted with Prewitt and Associates, Inc., of Austin, Texas, to conduct the necessary ...