Mexia in Limestone County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Joseph Penn Lynch
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 Sites • War, Texas Independence. A significant historical year for this entry is 1810.
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 Fort Parker (approx. 2.2 miles away); Old Fort Parker (approx. 2.2 miles away); Joseph E. Johnston Reunion Grounds (approx. 3.2 miles away); Seth H. Bates (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.)
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 144 times since then and 42 times this year. 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.