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Brownsville in Cameron County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Palo Alto Battlefield

 
 
Palo Alto Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 14, 1998
1. Palo Alto Battlefield Marker
Inscription. Palo Alto Battlefield has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1955. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United States.
 
Erected 1962 by U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 26° 1.022′ N, 97° 28.75′ W. Marker is in Brownsville, Texas, in Cameron County. Marker is on Paredes Line Road (CR 1847). Touch for map. This marker is on the grounds of the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Brownsville TX 78526, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Palo Alto Battlefield (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of Palo Alto (approx. 0.2 miles away); Southern Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot (approx. 7.7 miles away); Battle of Palmito Ranch (approx. 11.7 miles away).
 
Categories. War, Mexican-American
 
Palo Alto Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 14, 1998
2. Palo Alto Battlefield Marker
The plaque is in the center of the concrete pole.
Sign at the entrance to the Palo Alto Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 14, 1998
3. Sign at the entrance to the Palo Alto Battlefield
Palo Alto Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 14, 1998
4. Palo Alto Battlefield Marker
This marker has previously been published
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 10, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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