Huntsville in Walker County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Bedias Indians
"The Source" Sculpture created by:
Monica A. Taylor and Lawrence T. Zink
Location. 30° 43.487′ N, 95° 33.011′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Texas, in Walker County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 10th Street and University Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntsville TX 77340, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of First Masonic Lodge Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Gibbs Store (about 500 feet away); Sam Houston Whittling Site (about 500 feet away); The Five Courthouses of Walker County (about 600 feet away); Forrest Lodge No. 19, A.F. & A.M. Walker County (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Walker County (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Sam Houston Whittling Site (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
Regarding The Bedias Indians. Long ago, Bedias Indians were the primary inhabitants of what is now Huntsville, Texas. This little known display is in a small wooded area in a parking lot, located where the Bedias frequently met for shade and water. Follow the coordinates to find it or explore the wooded area.
Categories. • Anthropology • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,201 times since then and 58 times this year. Last updated on December 6, 2016, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.