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Greenville in Hunt County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Central National Road of The Republic of Texas

 
 
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By Jesse Nelsen, January 2, 2021
1. Central National Road of The Republic of Texas Marker
Inscription.  

This stone marks the location of the Central National Road of The Republic of Texas
Surveyed and established by virtue of an act of the congress of the Republic of Texas in 1844, and running from the Trinity River to the Red River, it crossed the highway near this point. “An old road is the soul of the past.”
Placed by Thomas Wynne Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
1926

 
Erected 1926 by Thomas Wynne Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 33° 12.647′ N, 96° 9.106′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Texas, in Hunt County. Marker is on Route 69 0.1 miles north of Route 1079, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville TX 75401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Audie Murphy (approx. 1.8 miles away); Harrell Camp Ground (approx.
Central National Road of The Republic of Texas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jesse Nelsen, January 2, 2021
2. Central National Road of The Republic of Texas Marker
2.6 miles away); Kingston Baptist Church (approx. 3 miles away); White Rock Community (approx. 4.4 miles away); White Rock Methodist Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); White Rock Baptist Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Burleson College (approx. 5.1 miles away); Bourland-Stevens-Samuell House (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2021, by Jesse Nelsen of Farmersville, Texas. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2021, by Jesse Nelsen of Farmersville, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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