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El Paso in El Paso County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Captain Frank Jones

 
 
Captain Frank Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 4, 2010
1. Captain Frank Jones Marker
Inscription.  
Born in Austin, Texas
1856
Killed by bandits
June 30, 1893
near San Elizario
while commanding
Company D
Texas Rangers

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 8830.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Law Enforcement. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 31° 42.475′ N, 106° 20.685′ W. Marker is in El Paso, Texas, in El Paso County. Marker is at the intersection of Alameda Avenue and Valdespino Street, on the right when traveling north on Alameda Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8476 Alameda Avenue, El Paso TX 79907, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. San Antonio de Senecú (a few steps from this marker); First Mission and Pueblo in Texas (approx. 1½ miles away); Oldest Mission in Texas (approx. 1½ miles away); Ysleta Plaza (approx. 1.6 miles away); Alderete-Candelaria House
Captain Frank Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 4, 2010
2. Captain Frank Jones Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); The Camino Real (approx. 4.2 miles away); Socorro (approx. 4.2 miles away); Socorro Mission La Purísima (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Paso.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 717 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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