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David Crockett

 
 
David Crockett Marker - Front image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 25, 2017
1. David Crockett Marker - Front
Inscription.
(Inscription on front of monument)

.. Be sure you are right - then go ahead ..


(Inscription on rear of monument)
David Crockett was born in Tennessee on August 17, 1786
Participated in the Creek Indian Campaign 1813-1814
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives 1821-1823.
United States Congressman from Tennessee 1827-1831 and 1833-1835
Arrived in Texas in January 1836
Died a hero at the Alamo March the Sixth 1836.


 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 1171.)
 
Location. 30° 42.626′ N, 101° 12.067′ W. Marker is in Ozona, Texas, in Crockett County. Marker is on 11th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Monument is located at the south end of the Town Square. Marker is in this post office area: Ozona TX 76943, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Mozart McVey (here, next to this marker); Crockett County (a few steps from this marker); Fort Lancaster C.S.A. (a few steps from this marker); The Ozona Stockman (within shouting distance of this marker); Crockett County Courthouse

David Crockett Marker - Rear image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 25, 2017
2. David Crockett Marker - Rear
(within shouting distance of this marker); Ozona National Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ozona's First Water Well (about 400 feet away); Crockett County Jail (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ozona.
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, Texas Independence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 74 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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