Gainesville in Cooke County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 2005 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13812.)
Location. 33° 37.472′ N, 97° 9.265′ W. Marker is in Gainesville, Texas, in Cooke County. Marker is on West California Street (Farm to Market Road 51) west of Frontage Interstate 35 Frontage Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cooke County C.S.A. / 2nd Frontier Regiment (here, next to this marker); Cooke County (within shouting distance of this marker); American Paint Horse Association (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gainesville Community Circus (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old California Trail (approx. half a mile away); Cooke County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Barbed Wire in Cooke County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Santa Fe Passenger Depot (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gainesville.
Regarding Moffett Park. Moffett Park is located across California Street from Leonard Park. Moffet is a neighborhood park with 6.37 acres. Moffet Park, like Leonard Park, has 80 to 100 foot towering pecan trees. It is a majestic park but lacks amenities. The park includes a storage building, a swing set, six picnic tables, and two grills and disc golf.
Categories. • African Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 55 times this year. Last updated on August 15, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 3. submitted on August 15, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. 4. submitted on August 11, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.