Longview in Gregg County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
General John Gregg / Texas Secession Convention
Erected 1963 by State of Texas.
Location. 32° 29.789′ N, 94° Touch for map. In front of Gregg County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 East Methvin Street, Longview TX 75605, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. O. H. Methvin, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); The Courthouses of Gregg County (within shouting distance of this marker); Banking — The Final Ingredient (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Everett Building (about 500 feet away); Dalton Gang's Last Raid (about 600 feet away); Delta Drilling Company (about 700 feet away); The End of the Beginning (about 700 feet away); Technology Brings Modern Conveniences (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Longview.
More about this marker. It is distinguished by the common appearance of a monument/marker for a Texas Confederate.
Regarding General John Gregg / Texas Secession Convention. In 1963 thousands of monuments were erected to honor the soldiers and officers of the Confederates that defended Texas. Many of these are placed at courthouse squares in county seats named after Confederate soldiers.
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2011, by Zacharias Beau T of Alpine, Texas. This page has been viewed 793 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 27, 2011, by Zacharias Beau T of Alpine, Texas. 3. submitted on September 30, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.