Near Holliday in Archer County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Captain John Holliday
(Dec. 8, 1811 - Aug. 19, 1842)
Nearby Holliday Creek and the town of Holliday were named for the carving on the tree.
Erected 1973 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 722.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence. A significant historical date for this entry is August 4, 1841.
Location. 33° 49.907′ N, 98° 40.303′ W. Marker is near Holliday, Texas, in Archer County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 82 Frontage Road and Business U.S. 277, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 82. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wichita Falls TX 76310, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles Maggie and Herod "Pap" Simpson (approx. 1.8 miles away); Camp Stonewall Jackson (approx. 3.2 miles away); Dad's Corner (approx. 6 miles away); Wichita Falls Lodge No. 635, A.F. & A.M. (approx. 6.4 miles away); Call Field (approx. 7.4 miles away); Geraldine (approx. 8.6 miles away); The Old Buffalo Road (approx. 10 miles away); Wichita County (approx. 10.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Holliday.
Also see . . . Holliday, John J. (unknown–1842) - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 30, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 117 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.