Waco in McLennan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
(November 19, 1897)
Erected 1978 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2171.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
Location. 31° 33.47′ N, 97° 7.852′ W. Marker is in Waco, Texas, in McLennan County. Marker is at the intersection of Austin Avenue and North 4th Street, on the right when traveling south on Austin Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waco TX 76701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Brann-Davis Shootings (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Courthouses of McLennan County (about 800 feet away); McLennan County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Waco Suspension Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away); Jacob de Cordova (approx. ¼ mile away); Waco Spring (approx. ¼ mile away); Rotan Drive (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Baptist Church of Waco (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waco.
Also see . . . William Cowper Brann article in Handbook of Texas. The article describes the controversy and the shootings. (Submitted on June 24, 2015, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2015, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 473 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 24, 2015, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.