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Corsicana in Navarro County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Henry G. Damon

(1846-1918)

 
 
Henry G. Damon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2012
1. Henry G. Damon Marker
Inscription. Born in Florida, Henry Damon served in the Confederate army and was taken prisoner during the Civil War. After moving to Corsicana in 1873, Damon became a lawyer and established the Texas Loan Agency with his partner, businessman W. R. Bright. Headquartered in this building from 1890 until 1900, the agency was an early real estate mortgage company that became a leader in the area's industrial development. Damon was also an early Chamber of Commerce member and an active prohibitionist. He was buried in Oakwood Cemetery.
 
Erected 1984 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 11611.)
 
Location. 32° 5.582′ N, 96° 27.869′ W. Marker is in Corsicana, Texas, in Navarro County. Marker is on West Collin Street near South Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 127 West Collin Street, Corsicana TX 75110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Early Texas Natural Gas Pipelines (within shouting distance of this marker); Corsicana Army Airfield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); R.N. White (about 400 feet away); Site of Merchants Opera House
Henry G. Damon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2012
2. Henry G. Damon Marker
(about 400 feet away); State National Bank of Corsicana (about 400 feet away); Corsicana City Jail of 1908 (about 400 feet away); The Molloy Hotel (about 500 feet away); Samuel Wistar Johnson, M. D. (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Corsicana.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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