Troup in Smith County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
John Franklin Overton
(May 24, 1816 - July 29, 1879)
Erected 1974 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7748.)
Location. 32° 13.15′ N, 95° 5.781′ W. Marker is in Troup, Texas, in Smith County. Marker can be reached from Farm to Market Road 345 half a mile east of County Route 230. Click for map. The marker is located in the Elkins Cemetery, which is ¼ mile north of FM 345. Marker is in this post office area: Troup TX 75789, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Omen (Canton) Community (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Baptist Church of Whitehouse (approx. 6.9 miles away); James Calhoun Hill (approx. 9.3 miles away); Headache Springs, C.S.A. Colonel Richard B. Hubbard / Governor R. B. Hubbard (approx. 12.5 miles away); Thomas Glover Pollard, Sr. (approx. 13.2 miles away); Tyler Junior College (approx. 13.5 miles away); Colonel Thomas R. Bonner / Texas In the Civil War 1861-1865 (approx. 14.4 miles away).
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas. This page has been viewed 103 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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