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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). This marker is on the grounds of the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brownsville TX 78526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 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); 1912 Cameron County Jail
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.
(approx. 7.8 miles away); a different marker also named 1912 Cameron County Jail (approx. 7.8 miles away); Field-Pacheco Complex (approx. 7.8 miles away); Field/Pacheco Complex (approx. 7.8 miles away); La Madrileña (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brownsville.
 
Categories. War, Mexican-American
 
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
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 10, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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