Near Cooper in Delta County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
(Homesite 3/10 mi.; grave 4/10 mi. north)
Four Rattan relatives were massacred by Texas Indians.
Civil War and politics divided family but never their devotion to Texas. Descendants include educators, military and political leaders.
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 6944.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil.
Location. 33° 21.989′ N, 95° 37.883′ W. Marker is near Cooper, Texas, in Delta County. Marker is on Texas Route 154 east of County Road 1070, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cooper TX 75432, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of DeSpain Bridge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Delta County (approx. 2 miles away); First National Bank (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Texas Livery Stable (approx. 3.4 miles away); Cooper Rail Depot (approx. 3.7 miles away); Confederate Refugees in Texas, C. S. A. (approx. 8.9 miles away); Historic Roadside Park (approx. 8.9 miles away); Townsite of Tarrant (approx. 11.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cooper.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.