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Near Weatherford in Parker County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Isaac Parker

 
 
Isaac Parker Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, November 24, 2021
1. Isaac Parker Marker
Inscription.  
To the memory of
Isaac Parker
Pioneer, soldier and law maker.
Born April 7, 1793 in Elbert County
Georgia. Came to Texas in 1833.
Served in Elisha Clapp's Company
in 1836. Member of Congress of
the Republic of Texas, 1839-1845; of
the Constitutional Convention in
1845. State Senator. Died April
14, 1883 in Parker County.

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 2656.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 32° 47.133′ N, 97° 41.058′ W. Marker is near Weatherford, Texas, in Parker County. Marker is at the intersection of White Settlement Road and East Lake Drive, on the right when traveling east on White Settlement Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4309 White Settlement Road, Weatherford TX 76087, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lawson Daniel Gratz (approx. 2.7 miles away); Clark Cemetery
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Photographed By Brian Anderson, November 24, 2021
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(approx. 4½ miles away); Annetta Cemetery (approx. 5.1 miles away); Hood Family Cemetery (approx. 5.9 miles away); Gustavus Adolphus Holland (approx. 6.3 miles away); Fred Rider Cotten (approx. 6.4 miles away); The Dean of Texas Trail Drivers Oliver Loving (1812 - 1867) (approx. 6½ miles away); Old City Greenwood Cemetery (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weatherford.
 
Also see . . .  Parker, Isaac (1793–1883) - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 25, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 25, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.

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