Tyler in Smith County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
Location. 32° 25.793′ N, 95° 11.747′ W. Marker is in Tyler, Texas, in Smith County. Marker is on U.S. 271 near Hillcrest Road (County Road 3177), on the right when traveling west. Located between Farm to Market Road 3270 and Chapman Road (County Road 334). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tyler TX 75708, 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. Camp Fannin Internment Camp (here, next to this marker); Camp Fannin, Texas (approx. 0.9 miles away); Our Land - Our Heritage (approx. one mile away); Nicholas Wren 1807-1859 (approx. 2.8 miles away); Harris Creek Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Scouts of Texas Army (approx. 2.8 miles away); Elisha Everett Lott (approx. 3.1 miles away); Shamburger Cemetery (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tyler.
Also see . . . Texas State Historical Association - Camp Fannin,. an infantry-replacement training center of World War II, was located ten miles northeast of Tyler. The reservation was a wooded, hilly site of more than 14,000 acres named for James Walker Fannin, Jr. (Submitted on October 30, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 618 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 29, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 3. submitted on October 30, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.