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Clarksville in Red River County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

James Clark

 
 
James Clark Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
1. James Clark Monument
Inscription.  
Founder of Clarksville ◊ Born
in Tennessee, 1798 ◊ Died in
Clarksville, 1838

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 16079.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 33° 36.533′ N, 95° 3.22′ W. Marker is in Clarksville, Texas, in Red River County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Washington Street and Franklin Street when traveling south. Located in the northwest area of the Clarksville Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 West Washington Street, Clarksville TX 75426, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clarksville Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Page's Tree (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); David Gouverneur Burnet (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stagecoach Stand, C. S. A.
James Clark Monument (on right) along with other Clark family graves. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
2. James Clark Monument (on right) along with other Clark family graves.
(approx. ¼ mile away); The Rev. William Stevenson (approx. ¼ mile away); Members of Confederate Congresses (approx. ¼ mile away); Five Signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence from Red River County (approx. ¼ mile away); Red River County Jail (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksville.
 
Also see . . .  Texas State Historical Association article on James Clark. (Submitted on August 14, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Clarksville Cemetery entrance off Washington Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
3. Clarksville Cemetery entrance off Washington Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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