Oak Ridge in Cooke County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2097.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
Location. 33° 39.066′ N, 97° 2.252′ W. Marker is in Oak Ridge, Texas, in Cooke County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 82 east of Parkside Circle when traveling west. Located in the westbound roadside rest area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gainesville TX 76240, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Cross Timbers (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); F.M. Dougherty (approx. 5.2 miles away); William Owen Davis (approx. 5.3 miles Fairview Cemetery (approx. 5.3 miles away); Joseph Weldon Bailey (approx. 5.3 miles away); Butterfield Overland Stage Line (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Great Hanging at Gainesville, 1862 (approx. 6.1 miles away); Gainesville-Fort Sill Road (approx. 6.2 miles away).
Also see . . . Texas State Historical Association article on Gainesville. (Submitted on September 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.