Oak Ridge in Cooke County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2097.)
Location. 33° 39.066′ N, 97° 2.252′ W. Marker is in Oak Ridge, Texas, in Cooke County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 82 east of Parkside Circle when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in the westbound roadside rest area. Marker is in this post office area: Gainesville TX 76240, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Cross Timbers (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Butterfield Overland Stage Line (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Great Hanging at Gainesville, 1862 (approx. 6.1 miles away); Gainesville-Fort Sill Road (approx. 6.2 miles away); Santa Fe Passenger Depot Diamond Horse Ranch (approx. 6.3 miles away); Diamond Station (approx. 6.3 miles away); Pioneer Park (approx. 6.3 miles away).
Also see . . . Texas State Historical Association article on Gainesville. (Submitted on September 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Agriculture • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.