Columbus in Colorado County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
District Court Tree
Erected 1969 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1231.)
Location. 29° 42.375′ N, 96° 32.355′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Texas, in Colorado County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Travis Street, Columbus TX 78934, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1890 Cornerstone Ceremony (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Site of Doctor Logue's Drugstore (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stage Lines Through Columbus (about 300 feet away); Tumlinson Family (about 300 feet away); The Rangers of Austin's Colony (about 300 feet away); The Columbus Tap Railway (about 400 feet away); Stafford-Miller House (about 400 feet away); Confederate Memorial Museum (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Also see . . .
1. Handbook of Texas Online entry for Columbus, Texas (Submitted on April 20, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
2. Columbus Court Oak at Famous Trees of Texas. The Famous Trees of Texas web site tells why court was held under this tree after the Texas Revolution and gives an example of "frontier justice" from three-legged Willie. (Submitted on April 24, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas.)
Categories. • Government • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 19, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 885 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 19, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. 3, 4. submitted on April 21, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. 5. submitted on September 5, 2014, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.