Center Point in Kerr County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Lieutenant Nelson Orcelus Reynolds was a noted Texas Lawman, born in 1846 in Pennsylvania, Reynolds served in the Union Army during the Civil War. In 1874, he enlisted as a Texas Ranger in Blanco County. Reynolds captured the Horrell brothers and forced them to sign a peace treaty to end the feud with the Higgins faction. As a result, he was given command of the newly formed Company "E", Reynolds was later responsible for jailing, transporting and guarding John Wesley Hardin for his trial in Comanche County. He retired from Ranger Service in 1879 and later served as Lampasas County Sheriff. He married Irene T. Nevill in 1882, the couple had two children and lived in Center Point where Reynolds was buried after his 1922 death.
Erected 2010 by Texas Historical Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Law Enforcement • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
Location. 29° 56.092′ N, 99° 2.235′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Center Point TX 78010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Center Point Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Center Point Christian Church (approx. half a mile away); Center Point School (approx. half a mile away); Center Point United Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Camp Verde, Texas (approx. 0.6 miles away); Center Point, Texas (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mosty Brothers Nursery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Woolls Building (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Center Point.
Also see . . . Nelson Orcelus Reynolds. TSHA Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on October 5, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.