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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Rusk County, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Rusk County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Rusk County, TX (5) Cherokee County, TX (36) Gregg County, TX (76) Harrison County, TX (23) Nacogdoches County, TX (43) Panola County, TX (15) Shelby County, TX (13) Smith County, TX (100)  RuskCounty(5) Rusk County (5)  CherokeeCounty(36) Cherokee County (36)  GreggCounty(76) Gregg County (76)  HarrisonCounty(23) Harrison County (23)  NacogdochesCounty(43) Nacogdoches County (43)  PanolaCounty(15) Panola County (15)  ShelbyCounty(13) Shelby County (13)  SmithCounty(100) Smith County (100)
Adjacent to Rusk County, Texas
    Cherokee County (36)
    Gregg County (76)
    Harrison County (23)
    Nacogdoches County (43)
    Panola County (15)
    Shelby County (13)
    Smith County (100)
 
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GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1Texas (Rusk County), Henderson — 11076 — Trammel's Trace
. . . Map (db m104812) HM
2Texas (Rusk County), Joinerville — Commemorating The Daisy Bradford #3
. . . Map (db m159856) HM
3Texas (Rusk County), Joinerville — 10998 — Gaston Public School Complex
An oil boom here in the early 1930s prompted the formal organization of the Gaston Independent School District in 1931 to cope with the community's rapidly expanding student population. The district chose Dallas architects Emory White and Howard . . . Map (db m105651) HM
4Texas (Rusk County), Joinerville — The First Well in the East Texas Oil Field
The first well in the East Texas Oil Field was discovered by C. M. (Dad) Joiner in October, 1930. This discovery, 1.2 miles north of this point, led to the development of the largest oil field in America. Pioneer Park Dedicated to . . . Map (db m164024) HM
5Texas (Rusk County), Joinerville — 10980 — The Joiner No. 3 Daisy BradfordEast Texas Oil Field Discovery Well
Discovery genius was C. M. (Dad) Joiner, 70-year-old Oklahoman who for years believed there was oil in Rusk County. Driller was E. C. Laster. Crew: Dennis May, Dave Cherry, Glenn Pool, Jim Lambert and Dave Hughes. Joiner's 2 early efforts . . . Map (db m105656) HM
 
 
 
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Apr. 11, 2021