Gainesville in Cooke County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Barbed Wire in Cooke County
Erected 1986 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 301.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Notable Events. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
Location. 33° 37.45′ N, 97° 8.675′ W. Marker is in Gainesville, Texas, in Cooke County. Marker is at the intersection of East California Street (State Highway 51) and South Rusk Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 East California Street, Gainesville TX 76240, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cooke County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old California Trail (about 400 feet away); Old City Hall-Fire Station (about 500 feet away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); W. T. G. Weaver (approx. 0.2 miles away); Santa Fe Passenger Depot (approx. ¼ mile away); Gainesville-Fort Sill Road (approx. ¼ mile away); Davis House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gainesville.
Also see . . . Texas Historical Association article on Barbed Wire in Texas. (Submitted on August 11, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 538 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 11, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.