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Near Newcastle in Young County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Major Robert Simpson Neighbors

 
 
Major Robert Simpson Neighbors Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, March 23, 2016
1. Major Robert Simpson Neighbors Marker
Inscription.  

Who served in the Army of Texas, 1836 • Captured by General Woll, 1842 • U.S. Indian agent, 1845 • Born in Virginia, November 3, 1815 • Died September 14, 1859
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 18389.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, Mexican-AmericanWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is November 3, 1815.
 
Location. 33° 9.139′ N, 98° 43.977′ W. Marker is near Newcastle, Texas, in Young County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Farm to Market Road 61 and Thompson Road. Marker is located in Belknap Cemetery; the above directions are to the entrance of a 0.4 mile dirt road that leads to the cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newcastle TX 76372, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Belknap (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Butterfield Overland Stages (approx. 0.4 miles away); Camp Belknap, C.S.A. (approx. 0.4 miles
Grave of Major Robert Simpson Neighbors image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, March 23, 2016
2. Grave of Major Robert Simpson Neighbors
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away); Major Robert S. Neighbors (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Military Road (Fort Belknap - Fort Worth) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Fort Belknap Powder Magazine (approx. half a mile away); Colonel William C. Young (approx. half a mile away); Fort Belknap Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newcastle.
 
Also see . . .  Robert Simpson Neighbors. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on April 2, 2016.) 
 
Marker in Belknap Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, March 23, 2016
3. Marker in Belknap Cemetery
Belknap Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, March 23, 2016
4. Belknap Cemetery
Marker can be seen in distance to the left of the cemetery sign
Road Leading to Belknap Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, March 23, 2016
5. Road Leading to Belknap Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 347 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 2, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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