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Lufkin in Angelina County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Angelina County

 
 
Angelina County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Gustafson, April 12, 2010
1. Angelina County Marker
Inscription.  Created and organized in 1846. Originally a part of Nacogdoches County. Bears the name of the river traversing the region. The following towns have served as the county seat; Marion,1846-1854; Jonesville,1854-1858; Homer, Feb. 3 - May 17, 1858, when its name was changed to Angelina, 1858 - 1890; Lufkin 1890.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 6981.)
 
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. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1953.
 
Location. 31° 20.184′ N, 94° 43.638′ W. Marker is in Lufkin, Texas, in Angelina County. Marker is on Charlton St. east of Third Street, on the right when traveling east. In Louis Bronaugh Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lufkin TX 75901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Martin Wagon Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kerr's Inc. (approx. ¼ mile away); KRBA-AM Radio Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Rehearsal Hall for The Hoo Hoo Band
Angelina County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Gustafson, April 12, 2010
2. Angelina County Marker
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Calder (Cotton) Square (approx. ¼ mile away); The Depot Explosion and Mystery (approx. ¼ mile away); Lufkin Telephone Exchange (approx. ¼ mile away); Lufkin Foundry and Machine Company (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lufkin.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,332 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 7, 2022