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Historical Markers in Van, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Van Zandt 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 Van Zandt County, TX (31) Henderson County, TX (32) Hunt County, TX (65) Kaufman County, TX (92) Rains County, TX (8) Smith County, TX (100) Wood County, TX (67)  VanZandtCounty(31) Van Zandt County (31)  HendersonCounty(32) Henderson County (32)  HuntCounty(65) Hunt County (65)  KaufmanCounty(92) Kaufman County (92)  RainsCounty(8) Rains County (8)  SmithCounty(100) Smith County (100)  WoodCounty(67) Wood County (67)
Van is in Van Zandt County
      Van Zandt County (31)  
      Henderson County (32)  
      Hunt County (65)  
      Kaufman County (92)  
      Rains County (8)  
      Smith County (100)  
      Wood County (67)  
 
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1Texas (Van Zandt County), Van — 11380 — Battle of the Neches(Site 15 Miles Southeast)
Main engagement of Cherokee War; fought July 15 and 16, 1839, between 800 Indians (including Delawares and Shawnees) and 500 troops of the Republic of Texas. An extraordinary fact is that David G. Burnet, vice president of the Republic; Albert . . . Map (db m87080) HM
2Texas (Van Zandt County), Van — 11415 — Brady P. Gentry(March 25, 1895 - Nov. 9, 1966) — Park Dedicated to Memory of Texas State Highway Commission Chairman —
A man whose public service was of highest order. Born on a farm near this site in Van Zandt County. Educated at Cumberland University (Tennessee) and Tyler Commercial College, was County Attorney and County Judge of Smith County. As chairman of . . . Map (db m84511) HM
3Texas (Van Zandt County), Van — 11413 — The Free State of Van Zandt
Pioneer nickname appropriate to this area’s many freedoms–particularly from want and fear. (Food was obtained with little effort; and although the Indians fought white men here as late as 1842, the settlers by 1847 slept in the open with no . . . Map (db m84510) HM
 
 
  
  
 
 
Jan. 22, 2022