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Nocona, Texas Historical Markers

 
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By Larry D. Moore, June 15, 2018
Central Christian Church
Texas (Montague County), Nocona — 789 — Central Christian Church
This sanctuary was constructed in 1894, six years after Central Christian Church was founded by The Rev. M.F. Smith. Built by craftsmen Roger Brothers and R. Chenowith, the Gothic Revival structure was one of the first of its style to appear in this . . . — Map (db m119338) HM
Texas (Montague County), Nocona — Cotton Gin & Grist Millstones
Millstones used at Josh Howard Cotton Gin and Gristmill located ¼ mile west of Bonita, Texas Circa 1878-1900 — Map (db m96912) HM
Texas (Montague County), Nocona — Frontier Montague County Trails & Mail Routes
Side 1 With this marker the curtain of time has been removed. The trails and mail routes made across the county by traders, prospectors, soldiers, homesteaders, stagecoach drivers, surveyors, freighters and drovers with their . . . — Map (db m96910) HM
Texas (Montague County), Nocona — 4219 — Red River Station / Texas Civil War Frontier DefenseC.S.A. / 1861 — 1865
Front Red River Station C.S.A. Established 9 miles northwest 1861 as Civil War outpost near major buffalo and Indian crossing local soldiers, determined to guard edge of settlement against Indian . . . — Map (db m96689) HM
Texas (Montague County), Nocona — 4922 — Site of the 1759 Taovayo Victory Over Spain
Col. Diego Ortiz Parilla, a commandant of Presidio San Saba (near the later site of Menard) had grave Indian problems in 1759. Priests and others were killed in Comanche attacks on Mission San Saba. Comanches and their friends were allied to . . . — Map (db m119479) HM
Texas (Montague County), Nocona — 5000 — Spanish Fort
The town of Spanish Fort occupies the site of an ancient Taovayas Indian village. Scene of first severe defeat in Texas of Spanish troops by Indians in 1759. Named Fort Teodoro in 1778 by De Mezieres in honor of Teodoro De Croix, . . . — Map (db m119481) HM

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