Near Cross Plains in Callahan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of Cottonwood Springs
Erected 1968 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4764.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
Location. 32° 12.356′ N, 99° 12.217′ W. Marker is near Cross Plains, Texas, in Callahan County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 1079, 0.1 miles east of County Road 429, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cross Plains TX 76443, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow Cottonwood Bank and Post Office (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Cottonwood Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Atwell Cemetery (approx. 5½ miles away); Cross Plains Cemetery (approx. 5.9 miles away); Fort Mason-Camp Cooper Military Road (approx. 6.1 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Mason-Camp Cooper Military Road (approx. 6.1 miles away); Home of Robert E. Howard (approx. 6.1 miles away); Admiral Baptist Church (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cross Plains.
More about this marker. The original marker was stolen in the summer of 2008 and later replaced by the current marker.
Also see . . . Cottonwood, TX (Callahan County). From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on December 30, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 416 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on December 30, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.