Uncovered Texas

Monument


Confederate Monument

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Postcard - Texarkana.


Monument To Texas Knighthood

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Postcard - Weatherford.


San Jacinto Monument

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Neighborhood - Houston.


San Jacinto Monument

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Neighborhood - Houston.


Patriots Monument

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Neighborhood - Texarkana.


Confederate Monument (Civil War)

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Neighborhood - Texarkana.


Front of La Grange Monument Hill

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Neighborhood - .


Taylor, Edward, James, & George

Inscriptions on the monument are: across top - "I shall never surrender or retreat." Travis, Edward, James, George sons of Anson Taylor, died at the Alamo March 6, 1836. Taylor County was named for these gallant men. Erected by John Hudnall Chapter of the U.S. Daughters of 1812, with the cooperation....

Historical Marker - Abilene.


Garrett, Alexander Charles, Monument

(South face) "I rode horseback from Dallas, there were no roads. I failed to find them. After a year, I returned in a buckboard." "Captain John Trent's home was filled, and for the first time in these wild mountains the services of the church were celebrated on this spot February 23, 1878." (West fa....

Historical Marker - Abilene Vicinity.


Acton Cemetery

Location of Acton historic site, smallest state park in Texas. Includes the grve of Mrs. Elizabeth P. Crockett (1788-1860), widow of the Alamo hero David Crockett, and 2 of his children. In 1911 a monument and statue were erected to her memory. Acton (formerly Comanche Peak Post Office) was named in....

Historical Marker - Acton.



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