Abilene in Taylor County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
“I Shall Never Surrender or Retreat”
“I shall never surrender or retreat”
Edward, James, George,
sons of Anson Taylor
died at the Alamo
March 6, 1836
Taylor County was named
for these gallant men
Erected by the John Hudnall Chapter of the U.S. Daughters of 1812 with the co-operation of the Taylor County Commissioners Court 1955
Erected 1955 by John Hudnall Chapter of U.S. Daughters of 1812 and Taylor County.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United States Daughters of 1812 marker series.
Location. 32° 26.753′ N, 99° 43.953′ W. Marker is in Abilene, Texas, in Taylor County. Marker is at the intersection of Oak Street and S. 4th Street on Oak Street. Touch for map. Marker is located at the front entrance sidewalk to the 1914 Taylor County courthouse building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 Oak St, Abilene TX 79602, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Honoring E Battery Lost Battalion WWII (a few steps from this marker); 45th Infantry Division at Camp Barkeley (a few steps from this marker); Site of Thornton's Store (within Taylor County Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Curfew by John J. Clinton (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Texas & Pacific Railway (approx. ¼ mile away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Pine Street Shootout (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abilene.
Also see . . . Taylor County. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on December 19, 2014.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 19, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 19, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.