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Near Albany in Shackelford County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Russell Young Gilbert

 
 
Russell Young Gilbert Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, February 12, 2017
1. Russell Young Gilbert Marker
Inscription.

In Memory of
Russell Young Gilbert
Nov. 7, 1841
Oct. 30, 1870

Served under Gen. Sul Ross
In Belknap Rangers 1862-1866

Government scout out of
Fort Griffin 1867-1870

Erected by his son
J.R. Gilbert
1954

 
Erected 1954.
 
Location. 32° 55.564′ N, 99° 13.546′ W. Marker is near Albany, Texas, in Shackelford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of U.S. 283 and Park Road 58. Touch for map. Marker is located in Fort Griffin State Historic Site at the end of the road to the scenic overlook. The above directions are to the entrance to the historic site. Marker is in this post office area: Albany TX 76430, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Family Forts, C.S.A. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Griffin (approx. half a mile away); Civilian Conservation Corps at Fort Griffin (approx. half a mile away); The Western Cattle Trail Crossings at Fort Griffin (approx. half a mile away); Frontier Town of Fort Griffin (approx. half a mile
Russell Young Gilbert Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, February 12, 2017
2. Russell Young Gilbert Marker
away); Fort Griffin Civil Jail (approx. half a mile away); Fort Griffin Lodge Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Black Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Also see . . .  Official Website of Fort Griffin State Historic Site. (Submitted on February 26, 2017.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWars, US Indian
 
View to North towards Clear Fork of Brazos River image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, February 12, 2017
3. View to North towards Clear Fork of Brazos River
View of Marker from US 283 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 23, 2016
4. View of Marker from US 283
Marker at top of hill next to flagpole
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 26, 2017, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 84 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 26, 2017, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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