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Stonewall in Gillespie County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Major Israel M. Nunez

(1841 - 1906)

 
 
Major Israel M. Nunez Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 12, 2015
1. Major Israel M. Nunez Marker
Inscription.

     Civil War veteran and stage line operator who in 1870 founded Stonewall, naming it for Confederate General “Stonewall” Jackson.
     Major Nunez, who lived 2 miles south of town and had a family of 9 children, donated land in 1886 for Stonewall School No. 18.
 
Erected 1971 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10091.)
 
Location. 30° 14.254′ N, 98° 39.754′ W. Marker is in Stonewall, Texas, in Gillespie County. Marker is at the intersection of Peach Street and Loring Street, on the right when traveling east on Peach Street. Touch for map. Marker is located at the street entrance arch to Stonewall Elementary School. Marker is at or near this postal address: 220 Peach St, Stonewall TX 78671, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lyndon Baines Johnson (here, next to this marker); President's Ranch Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Stonewall Community Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Triumphing Over Tragedy – The Danz Family Story (approx. 1.6 miles away); Within These Walls / Small Spaces, Many Faces
Major Israel M. Nunez and<br>Lyndon Baines Johnson Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 12, 2015
2. Major Israel M. Nunez and
Lyndon Baines Johnson Markers
(approx. 2.2 miles away); What is the President pointing to anyway? (approx. 2.2 miles away); A Grand Entrance (approx. 2.2 miles away); Aviation: Key to the Texas White House (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stonewall.
 
Also see . . .  Stonewall: Permission to Dig. From the web blog “Free Range”, a history of the community of Stonewall and some biographical facts on Israel Nunez. (Submitted on November 26, 2015.) 
 
Categories. EducationSettlements & Settlers
 
Stonewall Elementary School image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 12, 2015
3. Stonewall Elementary School
Marker is mounted on left column of street entrance arch to school
View to Southwest from Peach Street image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 12, 2015
4. View to Southwest from Peach Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 26, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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