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Near Norton in Runnels County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

W.H. Brown

(Oct. 21, 1853 - Sept. 19, 1875)

 
 
W.H. Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 8, 2016
1. W.H. Brown Marker
Inscription. Born in Georgia. With his parents came to Texas 1857. He and a brother, John, were Texas Rangers – W.H. “Billy” serving June-December 1874.
     Billy Brown was the last man killed by Indians in Runnels County, in a fight to regain stolen horses.
 
Erected 1967 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5671.)
 
Location. 31° 50.043′ N, 100° 12.425′ W. Marker is near Norton, Texas, in Runnels County. Marker can be reached from County Road 297 0.3 miles south of State Highway 158, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norton TX 76865, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maverick (approx. 0.4 miles away); Townsite of Marie (approx. 4.5 miles away); Town of Norton (approx. 5.4 miles away); Bronte (approx. 6 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 6.1 miles away); First Methodist Church (approx. 6.2 miles away); Fort Chadbourne C.S.A. / Texas Civil War Frontier Defense (approx. 6.3 miles away); Bronte Depot (approx. 6.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Norton.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
W.H. Brown Marker and Grave image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 8, 2016
2. W.H. Brown Marker and Grave
Maverick Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 8, 2016
3. Maverick Cemetery
View to west from County Road 297
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 19, 2016.
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