Emory in Rains County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
(May 2, 1800 - Aug. 11, 1878)
Erected 1983 by Texas Historical Marker. (Marker Number 10861.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
Location. 32° 52.684′ N, 95° 46.087′ W. Marker is in Emory, Texas, in Rains County. Marker can be reached from Alexander Road north of North Street, on the left when traveling north. Located south part of Emory City Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Alexander Road, Emory TX 75440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rains County (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ambrose Fitzgerald (approx. 0.2 miles away); Near Offices of "Rains County Leader" (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Rains County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rains County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Amis House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Fraser Brick Company (approx. 3 miles away); Shocks Chapel Methodist Church (approx. 16.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emory.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Emory Rains. (Submitted on September 7, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
1. About the position of alcalde from the marker text.
The alcalde, the most important official in the Spanish municipality, acted not only as the chief executive in a Spanish town, but also functioned as a judge of minor cases and as the head of the town council.
— Submitted September 7, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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