“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Daingerfield in Morris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Caddo Trace

(1 mi. N.)

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1. Caddo Trace Marker

Hunting and trade route for area between Arkansas and Red Rivers; used by Caddo Indians, who occupied the northeast corner of Texas and adjacent states.

Like many Indian trails, it was later usurped by whites; after 1840, it became part of stage and mail routes. Teamsters used it transporting goods to market; soldiers marched along it to and from several wars.

The trace follows or crosses in places 3 other early trails: Cherokee, Choctaw, and Trammel's.

Today state highways 11 and 49 (Hughes Springs to Daingerfield) follow the same general route.
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 7842.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansRoads & Vehicles.
Location. 33° 0.8′ N, 94° 41.21′ W. Marker is in Daingerfield, Texas, in Morris County. Marker is on State Highway 49/11 near Park Road 17. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Daingerfield TX 75638, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Hussey & Logan's Mill and Gin Factory (approx. 2½ miles away); Morris County

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(approx. 2½ miles away); Daingerfield, C. S. A. (approx. 2.6 miles away); Rev. Nathan S. Johnson (approx. 2.6 miles away); Site of Chapel Hill College (approx. 2.7 miles away); Cumberland Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Veteran of the American Revolution James Thompson (approx. 2.8 miles away); Iron Bluff Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daingerfield.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 334 times since then and 149 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2018.

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Nov. 30, 2022