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Livingston in Polk County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Early Indian Trails

 
 
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By Jim Evans, December 15, 2016
1. Early Indian Trails Marker
Inscription.  From 1830 to 1840 five Indian trails (some several centuries old) crossed Polk County. the Coushatta and Alabama tribes started two trails and also traveled Long King's, Kickapoo, and Battise traces. These routes helped settlers map roads; modern highways follow the trails in places.
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10400.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 30° 42.648′ N, 94° 56.226′ W. Marker is in Livingston, Texas, in Polk County. Marker is at the intersection of West Church Street (U.S. 190) and North Drew Street, on the right when traveling east on West Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Livingston TX 77351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Locomotive No. 5 (a few steps from this marker); 1905 Courthouse Annex (approx. 0.2 miles away); Polk County (approx. ¼ mile away); Polk County, C.S.A. (approx. ¼ mile away); Polk County Courthouse
Early Indian Trails Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, December 15, 2016
2. Early Indian Trails Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); "Polk County Enterprise" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old City Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Birthplace of Margo Jones (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Livingston.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2016, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 472 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2016, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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