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

Going Up The Chisholm Trail

1867

 
 
Going Up The Chisholm Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 14, 2016
1. Going Up The Chisholm Trail Marker
Inscription.  

“To those riders who passed this way ...
their memories, honored in stone but
written in our hearts”

“Across the Brazos at Waco”

 
Erected 2010 by McLennan County Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
 
Location. 31° 33.729′ N, 97° 7.582′ W. Marker is in Waco, Texas, in McLennan County. Marker is on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard east of Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located at the northeast end of the Waco Suspension Bridge in Doris D. Miller Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waco TX 76704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Waco Suspension Bridge (here, next to this marker); Jacob de Cordova (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Waco Spring (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named The Waco Suspension Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rotan Drive
Going Up The Chisholm Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 14, 2016
2. Going Up The Chisholm Trail Marker
At the northeast end of the Waco Suspension Bridge in Doris D. Miller Park
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Gerald-Harris Shooting (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brann-Davis Shootings (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Courthouses of McLennan County (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waco.
 
Also see . . .  Chisholm Trail. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on May 17, 2016.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 17, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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