Rusk in Cherokee County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Industrial site and supply depot in the Civil War. Notable for iron manufacturing.
Birthplace of Texas Governors James S. Hogg, Thomas M. Campbell. City and county rich in historical sites marked for visitors.
Erected 1963 by Texas Historical Survey Commission. (Marker Number 6862.)
Location. 31° 48.521′ N, 95° 9.33′ W. Marker is in Rusk, Texas, in Cherokee County. Marker is on N. Dickinson Drive (U.S. 69) south of Avenue A, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rusk TX 75785, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cherokee County C.S.A. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Cherokee County (approx. one mile away); Cherokee County Courthouse (approx. one mile away); Bachelor Girl's Library Club (approx. one mile away); Norman Law Firm (approx. one mile away); The James I. Perkins Family Home (approx. one mile away); Rusk Footbridge (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mountain Home (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rusk.
Also see . . .
1. Rusk, Texas - Chamber of Commerce (Submitted on February 24, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Rusk - Texasescapes.com. (Submitted on February 24, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 21, 2011, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 573 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 21, 2011, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.