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Waco in McLennan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Going Up The Chisholm Trail

1867

 
 
Going Up The Chisholm Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 14, 2016
1. Going Up The Chisholm Trail Marker
Inscription.

“To those riders who passed this way ...
their memories, honored in stone but
written in our hearts”

“Across the Brazos at Waco”

 
Erected 2010 by McLennan County Historical Commission.
 
Location. 31° 33.729′ N, 97° 7.582′ W. Marker is in Waco, Texas, in McLennan County. Marker is on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard east of Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located at the northeast end of the Waco Suspension Bridge in Doris D. Miller Park. Marker is in this post office area: Waco TX 76704, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Waco Suspension Bridge (here, next to this marker); Jacob de Cordova (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Waco Spring (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named The Waco Suspension Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gerald-Harris Shooting (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brann-Davis Shootings (approx. 0.4 miles away); Doris Miller (approx. 0.7 miles away); Elite Cafe (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waco.
 
Also see . . .
Going Up The Chisholm Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 14, 2016
2. Going Up The Chisholm Trail Marker
At the northeast end of the Waco Suspension Bridge in Doris D. Miller Park
 Chisholm Trail. From the Texas State Historical Associationís “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on May 17, 2016.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 17, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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