Longview in Gregg County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Completing a Century of Development
After one hundred years, Longview had outgrown its comfortable image as a small town. Boasting such amenities as a symphony orchestra, ballet theater and art museum, the far-sighted community had come a long way from its humble beginning of "100 Acres of Heritage."
Erected 2000 by One Hundred Acres of Heritage, Inc.
Location. 32° 29.755′ N, 94° 44.202′ W. Marker is in Longview, Texas, in Gregg County. Marker is at the intersection of North Green Street and Hoover Street, on the right when traveling south on North Green Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 219 East Methvin Street, Longview TX 75601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Industry Accelerates Economic Growth (here, Longview Expands Its Influence (here, next to this marker); The Fabulous Fifties (here, next to this marker); A City That Grows (a few steps from this marker); First Discovery Wells and Then the Boom! (a few steps from this marker); World War II & Its Aftermath (a few steps from this marker); The Oil Boom Brings Renewal (a few steps from this marker); The End of the Beginning (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Longview.
Categories. • African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Education •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 2, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.