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Near Gause in Milam County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

DAR Centennial Park

 
 
DAR Centennial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, January 26, 2019
1. DAR Centennial Park Marker
Inscription.  
In 1936 the Sarah McCalla
Chapter, DAR, of Cameron,
created a park
(about 3/4 mile upriver)
at the site of Old Nashville,
to commemorate the
Texas State Centennial.

The red rock DAR monument,
to the left, was in that park
which is now inaccessible.

Sterling C. Robertson
who was buried in the
Old Nashville Cemetery,
was moved to the Texas State
Cemetery in Austin in 1935.

This park commemorates the
centennial of the National
Society Daughters of the
American Revolution,
1890 - 1990

Erected by the Texas Society, DAR
1991

 
Erected 1991 by Texas Society, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 30° 49.548′ N, 96° 39.18′ W. Marker is near Gause, Texas, in Milam County. Marker is on U.S. 79, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in the Daughters
DAR Centennial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, January 26, 2019
2. DAR Centennial Park Marker
The marker is located at the right of the photo. The marker to the left is "Site of the Town of Nashville". The foundation visible to the left of the flagpole most likely was once the location of the red rock DAR monument mentioned in the marker's text. However, that monument is now missing.
of the American Revolution Centennial Park, a roadside pull-out just west of the Brazos River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gause TX 77857, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the Town of Nashville (here, next to this marker); Port Sullivan (approx. 4 miles away); Camp Hearne World War II Prisoner of War Camp (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Town of Gause (approx. 5 miles away); Staggers Point (approx. 12.9 miles away); El Camino Real (approx. 12.9 miles away); Old Franklin (approx. 14.8 miles away); Route of El Camino Real (approx. 15.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gause.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 73 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 4, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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