Longview in Gregg County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Old Fredonia Townsite
Erected 2005 by The Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9959.)
Location. 32° 26.082′ N, 94° 47.208′ W. Marker is in Longview, Texas, in Gregg County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Kilgore Highway (County Road 2087) and Interstate 20, on the right when traveling north on Old Kilgore Highway. Touch for map. Marker is off to the right in a sand parking area. Marker is at or near this postal address: Old Kilgore Highway, Longview TX 75603, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Big Inch Pipeline (approx. 4.3 King Cotton (approx. 4.9 miles away); Longview Municipal Building and Central Fire Station (approx. 4.9 miles away); Timber – The First Industry (approx. 4.9 miles away); Kelly Plow Company (approx. 4.9 miles away); When Mule Power Moved People (approx. 4.9 miles away); Then Came the Railroad (approx. 5 miles away); From Subsistence to Cash Crops (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Longview.
More about this marker. The marker was originally erected in 1967.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Fredonian Rebellion. (Submitted on September 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.