Longview in Gregg County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
General John Gregg / Texas Secession Convention
Erected 1963 by State of Texas.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil.
Location. 32° 29.789′ N, 94° 44.338′ W. Marker is in Longview, Texas, in Gregg County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Methvin Street and North Center Street. In front of Gregg County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 East Methvin Street, Longview TX 75605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. O. H. Methvin, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); The Courthouses of Gregg County (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church of Longview (within shouting distance of this marker); Banking — The Final Ingredient (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Everett Building (about 500 feet away); Dalton Gang's Last Raid (about 600 feet away); Delta Drilling Company (about 700 feet away); The End of the Beginning (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Longview.
More about this marker. It is distinguished by the common appearance of a monument/marker for a Texas Confederate.
Regarding General John Gregg / Texas Secession Convention. In 1963 thousands of monuments were erected to honor the soldiers and officers of the Confederates that defended Texas. Many of these are placed at courthouse squares
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2011, by Zacharias Beau T of Alpine, Texas. This page has been viewed 922 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 27, 2011, by Zacharias Beau T of Alpine, Texas. 3. submitted on September 30, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.