Nocona in Montague County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Cotton Gin & Grist Millstones
Josh Howard Cotton Gin and Gristmill
located ¼ mile west of Bonita, Texas
Erected by R.D. and Wynelle Tompkins & Cecil Fenoglio.
Location. 33° 47.172′ N, 97° 42.463′ W. Marker is in Nocona, Texas, in Montague County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 82, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located at the Tales N' Trails Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1522 US-82, Nocona TX 76255, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Red River Station / Texas Civil War Frontier Defense (here, next to this marker); Frontier Montague County Trails & Mail Routes (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Central Christian Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Montague Catholic Cemetery (approx. 8.9 miles away); Spanish Fort (approx. 12.2 miles away); Site of the 1759 Taovayo Victory Over Spain (approx. 12.2 miles away); Head of Elm (approx. 12.4 miles away); Stonewall Saloon (approx. 12.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nocona.
Regarding Cotton Gin & Grist Millstones. Although these grist stones were at
Josh Howard operated the large cotton gin and gristmill combination for 27 years. The cotton gin received cotton from all the surrounding counties of Bonita, Texas and from counties in Oklahoma.
Categories. • Agriculture • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.