Oak Ridge in Cooke County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2097.)
Location. 33° 39.066′ N, 97° 2.252′ W. Marker is in Oak Ridge, Texas, in Cooke County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 82 east of Parkside Circle when traveling west. Click for map. Located in the westbound roadside rest area. Marker is in this post office area: Gainesville TX 76240, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Cross Timbers (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Butterfield Overland Stage Line (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Great Hanging at Gainesville, 1862 (approx. 6.1 miles away); Gainesville-Fort Sill Road (approx. 6.2 miles away); Santa Fe Passenger Depot (approx. 6.2 miles away); Diamond Horse Ranch (approx. 6.3 miles away); Diamond Station (approx. 6.3 miles away); Pioneer Park (approx. 6.3 miles away).
Also see . . . Texas State Historical Association article on Gainesville. (Submitted on September 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Agriculture • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on September 8, 2016.