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Italy in Ellis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

General Edward H. Tarrant

 
 
General Edward H. Tarrant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, May 8, 2018
1. General Edward H. Tarrant Marker
Inscription.  
3 miles northeast
from here was buried

General Edward
H. Tarrant


Veteran of the War of 1812, member
of the Texas Congress and a
courageous Indian fighter • Born
in North Carolina, 1796 • Died in
Parker County, Texas, August 2,
1858 • Reburied in Ellis County near
his former plantation, 1859 • His
remains removed to the county
named in his honor in 1928 and
reinterred in Fort Worth

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 7153.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & PoliticsWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 32° 11.077′ N, 96° 52.985′ W. Marker is in Italy, Texas, in Ellis County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (State Highway 34) and Couch Street, on the right when traveling west on West
General Edward H. Tarrant Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, May 8, 2018
2. General Edward H. Tarrant Marker Area
Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Italy TX 76651, 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. John Marr Hardeman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chambers' Creek (approx. 3.9 miles away); Thomas J. Jordan (approx. 5.2 miles away); James McDaniel (approx. 5.2 miles away); Frost Baptist Church (approx. 8.4 miles away); Frost (approx. 8.6 miles away); Mertens Baptist Church (approx. 8.7 miles away); Old Brandon Mill (approx. 10.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Tarrant, Edward H. from the Handbook of Texas Online (Submitted on May 12, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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