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Carthage in Panola County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Panola County

 
 
Panola County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
1. Panola County Marker
Inscription.  
Formed from
Harrison and Shelby Counties
Created March 30, 1846
Organized July 13, 1846

Named for an Indian word
meaning "cotton"
County Seat, Pulaski, 1846
Carthage, since 1848

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 10839.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansPolitical Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 30, 1846.
 
Location. 32° 9.425′ N, 94° 20.281′ W. Marker is in Carthage, Texas, in Panola County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Shelby Street and East Panola Street (Business U.S. 79). Located on east side of the town square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 Shelby Street, Carthage TX 75633, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jonathan Anderson (a few steps from this marker); Margie Neal (a few steps from this marker); Carthage Book Club (within shouting distance of this marker); The Panola Watchman (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Panola County Jail (about 400 feet away);
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First Public Restroom Building (about 400 feet away); Central Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Christian Church of Carthage (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carthage.
 
More about this marker. This is one of the pink granite, 1936 Centennial Highway markers.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Panola County, Texas. (Submitted on July 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Panola County - 1936 Texas Centennial marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
2. Panola County - 1936 Texas Centennial marker.
Panola County Marker in the town square. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
3. Panola County Marker in the town square.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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