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Near Carthage in Panola County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

International Boundary Marker

Republic of Texas-United States

 

—Historic Civil Engineering Landmark —

 
Historic Civil Engineering Landmark - International Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
1. Historic Civil Engineering Landmark - International Boundary Marker
Inscription.
Historic Civil
Engineering Landmark

International Boundary Marker
Republic of Texas-United States
(Set April 23, 1841)
Designated by the Texas and Louisiana Sections

 
Erected 1980 by American Society of Civil Engineers.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 32° 2.039′ N, 94° 2.568′ W. Marker is near Carthage, Texas, in Panola County. Marker can be reached from Farm to Market Road 31 0.4 miles south of County Road 4557, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in a very rural area of the county is some 10 miles from Deadwood and 21 miles from Carthage. Marker is in this post office area: Carthage TX 75633, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named International Boundary Marker (here, next to this marker); International Boundary (within shouting distance of this marker in Louisiana).
 
More about this marker. The nearby granite stone post was carved and dated in 1840, but because the journey through the swamps and thick piney
Civil Engineering Landmark next to International Boundary Marker post. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
2. Civil Engineering Landmark next to International Boundary Marker post.
woods was so arduous, the marker wasn't finally set into place until 1841.
 
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International Boundary stone post, Texas Historical Marker and ASCE marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
3. International Boundary stone post, Texas Historical Marker and ASCE marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 9, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 9, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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