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

Bicentennial Park

American Revolution Bicentennial 1776-1976

 
 
Bicentennial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 11, 2014
1. Bicentennial Park Marker
Inscription.  

A City-County Beautification Project sponsored by the Comanche County Bicentennial Committee featuring state historical markers and stone columns from 1890 county courthouse which were donated by the descendants of E.E. Anthony.

Park dedicated July 4, 1976
 
Erected 1976 by Comanche County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1874.
 
Location. 31° 53.852′ N, 98° 36.289′ W. Marker is in Comanche, Texas, in Comanche County. Marker is on Central Avenue (U.S. 67/377) near Houston Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is next to the Fleming Oak at the southwest corner of the courthouse square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 West Central Avenue, Comanche TX 76442, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Cora Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Calaboose and rock with irons (here, next to this marker); General Ashbel Smith, C.S.A.
1890 Courthouse Columns in Bicentennial Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 11, 2014
2. 1890 Courthouse Columns in Bicentennial Park
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(here, next to this marker); Robert Thomas Hill (here, next to this marker); Fleming Oak (here, next to this marker); Indian Raid in Comanche (here, next to this marker); Water on South Side of Square (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Comanche.
 
Also see . . .
1. City of Comanche, Texas. City Website (Submitted on March 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Comanche County, Texas. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on March 4, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Bicentennial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, October 28, 2018
3. Bicentennial Park Marker
Bicentennial Park and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 11, 2014
4. Bicentennial Park and Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 411 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on November 5, 2018, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas.   4. submitted on March 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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