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Lincoln in Lee County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Old Evergreen Tree

 
 
Old Evergreen Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 31, 2022
1. Old Evergreen Tree Marker
Inscription.  Said to have sheltered in 1714 explorer Louis de St. Denis probably first white man ever here. Site of pioneer court trials in 1870's.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967

 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8145.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationHorticulture & Forestry. A significant historical year for this entry is 1714.
 
Location. 30° 16.212′ N, 96° 57.252′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, Texas, in Lee County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 1624, half a mile east of State Highway 21, on the right when traveling west. The marker is located along the highway next to a large tree at a small business. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lincoln TX 78948, 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. Kings Highway Camino Real — Old San Antonio Road (approx. 1.3 miles away); St. John Lutheran Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Kings Highway Camino Real — Old San Antonio Road (approx. 1˝ miles
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away); a different marker also named Kings Highway Camino Real — Old San Antonio Road (approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named Kings Highway Camino Real — Old San Antonio Road (approx. 5 miles away); Shorter Chapel, A. M. E. Church (approx. 5.9 miles away); St. Paul Baptist Church (approx. 6 miles away); Bethel Union Baptist Church (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln.
 
Also see . . .  Louis Juchereau de St. Denis. Wikipedia
Louis Antoine Juchereau de St. Denis (September 17, 1676 – June 11, 1744) was a French-Canadian soldier and explorer best known for his exploration and development of the Louisiana (New France) and Spanish Texas regions. He commanded a small garrison at Fort de la Boulaye on the lower Mississippi River, built in 1700, and founded Fort St Jean Baptiste de Natchitoches in northern La Louisiane, as they called the French colony.
(Submitted on September 5, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
The Old Evergreen Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 31, 2022
2. The Old Evergreen Tree and Marker
The view of the Old Evergreen Tree and Marker from the street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 31, 2022
3. The view of the Old Evergreen Tree and Marker from the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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