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Near Frankston in Anderson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of the Kickapoo Battlefield

 
 
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By Gregory Walker, March 11, 2017
1. Kickapoo Battlefield Marker
Inscription.  Here General Thomas J. Rusk with 200 Texans on October 16, 1838, attacked a band of hostile Indians and allied Mexicans, molestors of frontier settlements, and routed them.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 8770.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 16, 1838.
 
Location. 32° 1.441′ N, 95° 29.321′ W. Marker is near Frankston, Texas, in Anderson County. Marker is at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 19 and Road 320, on the right when traveling south on Road 19. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frankston TX 75763, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frankston Railroad Depot (approx. 2.1 miles away); Frankston City Park (approx. 2.1 miles away); Cuney (approx. 4.3 miles away); Mount Vernon United Methodist Church (approx. 7.9 miles away); Earle's Chapel Cemetery (approx. 10.3 miles
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By Gregory Walker, March 11, 2017
2. Kickapoo Battlefield Marker Location
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away); Earle's Chapel Methodist Church (approx. 10.3 miles away); Old Neches Saline Road (approx. 10˝ miles away); Dewberry Plantation House (approx. 10.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankston.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2017, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 645 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2017, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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