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Liberty City in Gregg County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Liberty City

 
 
Liberty City Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2019
1. Liberty City Marker
Inscription.  Historic rural community in oil-rich Gregg County. Settled before Civil War. Has also been known as Sabine, Mount Moriah, McCary's Chapel, Goforth and Hog Eye (for an early settler with an "eye" for hogs). Present name adopted in early days of famous East Texas oil boom.

Area served by Sabine School district, established 1893; an example of excellent schools in county. Also crossed by great system of improved, all-weather county roads — finest in state.

Center of farming, livestock raising. Has fine churches, park and community meeting places.
 
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9975.)
 
Location. 32° 26.842′ N, 94° 56.943′ W. Marker is in Liberty City, Texas, in Gregg County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Old State Highway 135 and Redbird Lane, on the right when traveling north. In bushes atop brick planter. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5333 Old Highway 135, Gladewater TX 75647, 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. Mt. Pleasant Cemetery

Liberty City Marker at Community Building. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2019
2. Liberty City Marker at Community Building.
(approx. 2 miles away); Kilgore Colored and C. B. Dansby Schools (approx. 5 miles away); Kilgore High School (approx. 5.8 miles away); Lou Della Crim Home (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Kilgore I&GN-Missouri Pacific Railroad Station (approx. 5.9 miles away); World's Richest Acre (approx. 6 miles away); Dr. E. L. and Nannie Lewis Walker House (approx. 6 miles away); Drilling Completed, 1940 (approx. 6 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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