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Near Winona in Smith County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Scouts of Texas Army

 
 
Scouts of Texas Army Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 17, 2015
1. Scouts of Texas Army Marker
Inscription.  
In the vicinity
of Harris' Place
Scouts from the Army of the
Republic of Texas were dispatched
from the present county of Van Zandt
after the battle with Cherokees
and associate tribes
July 16, 1839
in which Chief Bowles was killed

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 7752.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 32° 27.994′ N, 95° 13.022′ W. Marker is near Winona, Texas, in Smith County. Marker is on Harris Creek Church Road (County Road 336) 0.2 miles south of County Road 41, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13720 Harris Creek Church Road, Winona TX 75792, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harris Creek Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Nicholas Wren 1807-1859
View of monument marker and cemetery entrance. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 16, 2015
2. View of monument marker and cemetery entrance.
(here, next to this marker); Elisha Everett Lott (approx. 2.4 miles away); Camp Fannin (approx. 2.8 miles away); Camp Fannin Internment Camp (approx. 2.8 miles away); Camp Fannin, Texas (approx. 2.9 miles away); Our Land - Our Heritage (approx. 2.9 miles away); First Baptist Church of Winona (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winona.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Chief Bowles. (Submitted on September 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Marker and Harris Creek cemetery in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 16, 2015
3. Marker and Harris Creek cemetery in background.
Burning Bush Baptist Church (Former Harris Creek Baptist Church) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 16, 2015
4. Burning Bush Baptist Church (Former Harris Creek Baptist Church)
Marker is to left of church, in front of cemetery.
Street signs showing direction to marker and cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 16, 2015
5. Street signs showing direction to marker and cemetery.
Intersection of County Roads 41 & 336
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 366 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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