The Texas Historical Commission recognized Gillum Cemetery as a significant part of Texas history by awarding it an Official Texas Historical Marker.
The designation honors the cemetery as an important and educational part of local history.
A dedication ceremony to commemorate the event will be at 11 a.m. May 11 at Farm-to-Market 2657, Oakalla.
Speakers will include Dr. Marsha Farney and the District Judge Dan Mills.
The public is invited.