Corsicana in Navarro County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1985 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 11604.)
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 North 12th Street, Corsicana TX 75110, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Corsicana Public Library (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Corsicana City Jail of 1908 (about 300 feet away); Samuel Wistar Johnson, M. D. (about 400 feet away); R.N. White (about 500 feet away); Corsicana Army Airfield (about 600 feet away); Air Activities of Texas Corsicana Field (about 600 feet away); Westminster Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away); The Call To Arms (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corsicana.
Also see . . . The Corsicana/Navarro County Chamber of Commerce, History of Corsicana, Texas. ... By the early 1890s the rapidly expanding city had outgrown its water supply, and the following year civic leaders formed the Corsicana Water Development Company with the aim of tapping a shallow artesian well in the area. Drilling began in the spring of 1894; but instead of water, the company hit a large pocket of oil and gas. ... (Submitted on October 6, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 6, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.