Near Lamesa in Dawson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Recreated August 21, 1876
from Bexar Territory
Organized February 13, 1905
Named in honor of
Nicholas Mosby Dawson
Who fought at the Battle of
San Jacinto and fell at
Lamesa, County Seat
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 1183.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
Location. 32° 42.095′ N, 101° 54.961′ W. Marker is near Lamesa, Texas, in Dawson County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 87 and U.S. 180, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 87. Marker is a roadside pull-out. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lamesa TX 79331, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lamesa Farm Workers Community (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pioneer Cemetery Site of Chicago (approx. 4.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 17, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.