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Near Acton in Hood County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Three Miles South to the Grave of Elizabeth Crockett

 
 
Three Miles South to the Grave of Elizabeth Crockett Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, August 10, 2019
1. Three Miles South to the Grave of Elizabeth Crockett Marker
Inscription.  
Three miles south to
the grave of
Elizabeth Crockett
Wife of David Crockett,
hero of the Alamo

Died March 2, 1860
Age 74

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 6256.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 2, 1860.
 
Location. 32° 28.276′ N, 97° 42.009′ W. Marker is near Acton, Texas, in Hood County. Marker is on U.S. 377, 0.1 miles west of Fall Creek Highway (Farm to Market Road 167), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Granbury TX 76049, 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. Former Acton Masonic Lodge Hall (approx. 2.2 miles away); Acton Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away); Grave of Elizabeth Crockett (approx. 2.4 miles away); Hood County Jailhouse (approx. 5.4 miles away); Site of Schultz Blacksmith Shop
Three Miles South to the Grave of Elizabeth Crockett Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, August 10, 2019
2. Three Miles South to the Grave of Elizabeth Crockett Marker
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(approx. 5.4 miles away); J. F. and J. Nutt Building (approx. 5.4 miles away); Baker-Rylee Building and Town Square Service Station (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Fair (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Acton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 13, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.

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May. 27, 2022