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Corsicana in Navarro County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Navarro County

 
 
Navarro County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, July 12, 2020
1. Navarro County Marker
Inscription.  
Formed from Robertson County
Created April 25, 1846 Organized July 13, 1846

Named in honor of
Jose Antonio Navarro
1795-1871
Soldier, patriot and statesman,
Signer of the Texas
Declaration of Independence,
Member of the Texas Congress 1838,
Commissioner on the Santa Fe Expedition,
Delegate in 1845 to the
Constitutional Convention

County seat, Corsicana

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 7235.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 32° 7.495′ N, 96° 27.948′ W. Marker is in Corsicana, Texas, in Navarro County. Marker is on Business Interstate 45 2 miles south of Interstate 45, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corsicana TX 75110, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. YMCA of Corsicana (approx. 1.7 miles away); George Washington Shelton
Navarro County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, July 12, 2020
2. Navarro County Marker
(approx. 1.9 miles away); Colonel Clinton McKamey Winkler (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of The First Courthouse (approx. 1.9 miles away); David Reed Mitchell (approx. 1.9 miles away); Thomas Ingles Smith (approx. 2 miles away); James Emerson Whiteselle (approx. 2 miles away); Navarro County World War Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corsicana.
 
Also see . . .  Navarro County - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on July 17, 2020, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2020, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2020, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.
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