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Texarkana in Bowie County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Francis Marion Henry

(Dec. 11, 1832 - April 21, 1911)

 
 
Francis Marion Henry Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, November 7, 2020
1. Francis Marion Henry Marker
The main part of the historical marker is currently missing.
Inscription.  

The great great grandson of Patrick Henry; served army of the Confederacy before buying tract in Texarkana about 1873. Captain Henry was elected to Texas Senate in 1876. Built first brick home in city; donated site for Methodist church. A leading city attorney for 34 years, securing wide reputation as trial lawyer. All business firms of Texarkana closed in respect at his death.
Recorded - 1967
Source: Atlas Texas Historic Sites
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9485.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 33° 24.783′ N, 94° 3.235′ W. Marker was in Texarkana, Texas, in Bowie County. Marker could be reached from the intersection of Phenie Avenue and Lelia Street. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Texarkana TX 75501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Martha Adams Runnels (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rose Hill Cemetery
Francis Marion Henry Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, November 7, 2020
2. Francis Marion Henry Marker
(about 700 feet away); St. James Episcopal Church (approx. one mile away); United States Post Office and Courthouse (approx. one mile away); Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Texarkana (approx. 1.3 miles away); Central Christian Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); James Bowie (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Texarkana.
 
Also see . . .
1. Francis Marion Henry - Texas Legislator. Legislative Reference Library of Texas (Submitted on November 25, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 

2. Francis Marion Henry (1832 - 1911). Findagrave.com (Submitted on November 25, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
Francis Marion Henry and wife's gravestone image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, November 7, 2020
3. Francis Marion Henry and wife's gravestone
Captain Francis Marion Henry image. Click for full size.
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
4. Captain Francis Marion Henry
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 25, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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