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Bowie in Montague County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Montague County

 
 
Montague County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 26, 2018
1. Montague County Marker
Inscription.  
Created December 24, 1857
Organized August 2, 1858
Named in honor of
Daniel Montague
1798-1876
Pioneer Texas surveyor
and Indian fighter
Commander of a company
in the Mexican War

Montague, County Seat

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 3437.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, Mexican-AmericanWars, US Indian.
 
Location. 33° 33.836′ N, 97° 51.422′ W. Marker is in Bowie, Texas, in Montague County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 81 south of Adkins Street when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bowie TX 76230, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home County of Governor James V. Allred (within shouting distance of this marker); First National Bank of Bowie (approx. 0.6 miles away); Elmwood Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away);
Montague County red granite monument. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 26, 2018
2. Montague County red granite monument.
United Methodist Church of Montague (approx. 10.4 miles away); Montague Catholic Cemetery (approx. 10.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Texas State Historical Association on Montague County. (Submitted on July 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Montague County Marker in Meyers Park. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 26, 2018
3. Montague County Marker in Meyers Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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