Palestine in Anderson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Timothy Stephen Smith
(February 20, 1902 - April 30, 2000)
Because of their success, they filed suit against the City of Palestine stating their voting precinct boundary lines also diluted the black voting strength. Judge Justice sided again with Smith
Erected 2012 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 17304.)
Location. 31° 45.916′ N, 95° 37.568′ W. Marker is in Palestine, Texas, in Anderson County. Marker is on East Lacy Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located on the north side of the courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 North Church Street, Palestine TX 75801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Purvey Lee (P. L.) Chism (here, next to this marker); Governor Thomas Mitchell Campbell (within shouting distance of this marker); Micham Main (within shouting distance of this marker); Anderson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Palestine Salt Works C.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); Anderson County (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Col. Homer Garrison, Jr. (about 600 feet away); Dr. Bonner Frizzell (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palestine.
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 21, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 91 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 21, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.