Waco in McLennan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Henry Downs Chapter
The American Revolution
1849 - May 5 - 1917
Reclaiming the Waco Spring
Famed in Local Tradition
As the Camp Grounds
Of the Waco Indians
And the first crossing
Of the Brazos River
Erected 1917 by Henry Downs Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list.
Location. 31° 33.619′ N, 97° 7.654′ W. Marker is in Waco, Texas, in McLennan County. Marker can be reached from University Parks Drive east of Washington Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located near the southwest end of the Waco Suspension Bridge in Indian Spring Park. 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 within walking distance of this marker. The Waco Suspension Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Waco Suspension Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob de Cordova (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Plaza (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Avenue Bridge at Brazos River (about 700 feet away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named The Waco Suspension Bridge (about 700 feet away); Going Up The Chisholm Trail (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waco.
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 579 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.