(Inscription on front of monument)
.. Be sure you are right - then go ahead ..
(Inscription on rear of monument)
David Crockett was born in Tennessee on August 17, 1786
Participated in the Creek Indian Campaign 1813-1814
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives 1821-1823.
United States Congressman from Tennessee 1827-1831 and 1833-1835
Arrived in Texas in January 1836
Died a hero at the Alamo March the Sixth 1836.
Fort Lancaster C.S.A. (a few steps from this marker); The Ozona Stockman (within shouting distance of this marker); Crockett County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Ozona National Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ozona's First Water Well (about 400 feet away); The Perner House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ozona.
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 1171.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • War, Texas Independence. A significant historical date for this entry is March 6, 1836.
Location. 30° 42.626′ N, 101° 12.067′ W. Marker is in Ozona, Texas, in Crockett County. Marker is on 11th Street, on the right when traveling west. Monument is located at the south end of the Town Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ozona TX 76943, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Mozart McVey (here, next to this marker); Crockett County (a few steps from
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.