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Near Henderson in Rusk County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Trammel's Trace

 
 
Trammel's Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
1. Trammel's Trace Marker
Inscription.
An early Indian trail which
extended from Red River to
Nacogdoches bears the name of
Nicholas Trammel
ferryman between 1820 and 1830
at the crossing of the Trinity
on the Old San Antonio Road

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 11076.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 32° 8.962′ N, 94° 34.99′ W. Marker is near Henderson, Texas, in Rusk County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 79 and Farm to Market Road 1798, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 79. Touch for map. Marker is just feet 200 from the Panola County line. Marker is in this post office area: Henderson TX 75652, United States of America.
 
More about this marker. This is one of the pink granite, 1936 Centennial Highway markers.
 
Regarding Trammel's Trace. Trammelís Trace was the second major route into Spanish Texas from the United States and the first route from the northern boundaries along the Red River. In the early 1800ís Trammelís Trace was a smugglersí trail, but later became a path for immigration
Trammel's Trace - 1936 Texas Centennial marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
2. Trammel's Trace - 1936 Texas Centennial marker.
to Texas. It was an historic corridor connecting travelers from Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, and Arkansas with the El Camino Real at Nacogdoches.
 
Also see . . .  Photos and more, about the the Trammel Trace in Rusk County. (Submitted on June 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansRoads & VehiclesWaterways & Vessels
 
View of marker looking east towards Panola County and FM 1798. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
3. View of marker looking east towards Panola County and FM 1798.
View from marker looking towards the city of Henderson, about 10 miles west. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
4. View from marker looking towards the city of Henderson, about 10 miles west.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 159 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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