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Mexia in Limestone County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Joseph Penn Lynch

 
 
Joseph Penn Lynch Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, November 21, 2020
1. Joseph Penn Lynch Marker
Inscription.  

Born in Kentucky 1810
A private and captain in the Army of the Republic of Texas, served in the San Jacinto Campaign 1836
Died in Springfield 1860

Erected by the State of Texas 1962
 
Erected 1962 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 2864.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, Texas Independence.
 
Location. 31° 35.564′ N, 96° 31.829′ W. Marker is in Mexia, Texas, in Limestone County. Marker can be reached from Park Road 28 half a mile west of State Highway 14. The marker is located in the south section of the Old Springfield Cemetery at Fort Parker State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mexia TX 76667, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sanders Walker (a few steps from this marker); Old Springfield Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civilian Conservation Corps at Fort Parker State Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Springfield (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Joseph Penn Lynch Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, November 21, 2020
2. Joseph Penn Lynch Marker
Fort Parker (approx. 2.2 miles away); Joseph E. Johnston Reunion Grounds (approx. 3.2 miles away); Mrs. C.D. Kelly (approx. 3.3 miles away); Fort Parker Memorial Park (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mexia.
 
Also see . . .  Joseph Penn Lynch Bio. San Jacinto Museum (Submitted on December 2, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
The cemetery and Marker reverse image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, November 21, 2020
3. The cemetery and Marker reverse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 2, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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