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Paris in Lamar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Texas Revolution

Oct. 2, 1835 - Apr. 21, 1836

 
 
Texas Revolution Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fledderman, January 1, 2019
1. Texas Revolution Marker
Inscription.  
Estimated totals
Killed: 700 Wounded: 100

The Texas Revolution began when colonists living in the Mexican province of Texas rebelled against the decades of political and cultural clashes between the increasing number of primarily American settlers and the Mexican government.
 
Erected 2016 by Paris Monuments.
 
Location. 33° 38.373′ N, 95° 31.413′ W. Marker is in Paris, Texas, in Lamar County. Memorial can be reached from South Collegiate Drive north of Jefferson Road (County Road 1507). Located at the Red River Valley Veterans Memorial. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2025 South Collegiate Drive, Paris TX 75460, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Civil War (here, next to this marker); Spanish-American War (here, next to this marker); World War I (a few steps from this marker); World War II Pacific Theater (a few steps from this marker); World War II European Theater
Texas Revolution Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fledderman, January 1, 2019
2. Texas Revolution Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Red River Valley Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
 
More about this marker. Photos on marker include: Top - "Remember the Alamo"; Bottom - Battle of San Jacinto; Surrender of Santa Anna.
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 
Entrance to the Red River Valley Veterans Memorial. image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fledderman, January 1, 2019
3. Entrance to the Red River Valley Veterans Memorial.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 5, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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