Athens in Henderson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Joseph Thomas La Rue
(Nov. 18, 1864-Feb. 13, 1930)
Educator, merchant, civic leader, banker, humanitarian, prohibitionist, democrat, historian. Married March 16, 1892, Stella Elvira Parsons. They had seven children.
Erected 1970 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10365.)
Location. 32° 11.988′ N, 95° 51.456′ W. Marker is in Athens, Texas, in Henderson County. Marker can be reached from South Prairieville Street. Click for map. Marker is inside the Athens Cemetery. Coordinates are approximate. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 S. Prairieville Street, Athens TX 75751, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stella E. Parsons La Rue (here, next to this marker); Dulcinea Ann Holland Thompson Avriett (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Athens Cemetery (about 500 feet away); John Matthews McDonald (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Athens Review (approx. ¼ mile away); Henderson County (approx. 0.9 miles away); William Richardson (approx. 6.4 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 9.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Athens.
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