On December 22, 1912, in the family home 2.7 miles south, was born Claudia Alta Taylor.
She was third child (only daughter) of Thomas Jefferson and Minnie Pattillo Taylor.
Her father had a general store in Karnack for many years. Young “Lady . . . — — Map (db m110848) HM
In 1941, as the United States prepared for eventual entry into World War II, the U.S. Army Ordnance Department approached Monsanto Chemical Company of St. Louis about operating a local plant for production of explosives. Initially called Longhorn . . . — — Map (db m110849) HM
Ancestral home of Texas Caddo Indians, this region gained a distinctive character in the 19th century. From 1806 to 1845 it lay in an area disputed by various countries and designated, from 1819, as the “neutral ground.” Settlers living . . . — — Map (db m110850) HM