Near Huntsville in Walker County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
World War II Prisoner of War Camp
Texas in World War II-2006
Erected 2006 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13707.)
Location. 30° 49.217′ N, 95° 25.961′ W. Marker is near Huntsville, Texas, in Walker County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 19 and Knox Circle, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 19. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntsville TX 77320, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harmon Luther Lowman (approx. 9.1 miles away); Old Red Schoolhouse (approx. 9.1 miles away); Original Site of The Steamboat House (approx. 9.2 miles away); Elliott Toulmin Bowers (approx. 9.2 miles away); Harry Fishburne Estill (approx. 9.3 miles away); Charles Norton Shaver (approx. 9.3 miles away); Union Soldiers Graves (approx. 9.4 miles away); Joshua Houston (approx. 9.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
Also see . . .
1. Camp Huntville WWII Prisoner of War Camp. Walker County Historical Commission (Submitted on November 28, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. The Four Freedoms: Teaching Democracy at Huntsville's Prisoner of War Camp. Sam Houston State University (Submitted on November 28, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2011, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 638 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 21, 2011, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.