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Home Town of Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, May 24, 2014
Home Town of Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson Marker (wide view)
Texas (Harrison County), Karnack — 10182 — Home Town of Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson(Wife of 36th President of the United States)
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
Texas (Harrison County), Karnack — 15018 — Longhorn Army Ammunition Plant
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
Texas (Harrison County), Karnack — 10207 — Old Town of Port Caddo(Site located in and around Caddo State Park)
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

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