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

Waco Spring

 
 
Waco Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 14, 2016
1. Waco Spring Marker
Inscription.  

Erected by
Henry Downs Chapter
Daughters of
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 AmericansWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution 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); Jacob de Cordova
Waco Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 14, 2016
2. Waco Spring Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Waco Suspension Bridge (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Going Up The Chisholm Trail (about 800 feet away); Rotan Drive (approx. ¼ mile away); Gerald-Harris Shooting (approx. ¼ mile away); Brann-Davis Shootings (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Courthouses of McLennan County (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waco.
 
Waco Spring Marker in Indian Spring Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 14, 2016
3. Waco Spring Marker in Indian Spring Park
The Waco Suspension Bridge is to the left
 
 
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 432 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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