Historic Plaque, Site of Old Picnic Grounds

Description:

Photograph of a historic plaque in Cleburne, Texas. It reads: "Site of Old Picnic Grounds. Had wood, water, was used after 1854 start of Camp Henderson (named for land owner-townsite donor) for decisive public meetings. In 1867 Camp Henderson became county seat. Then men at 4th of July picnic here named town "Cleburne", for Civil War Commander of many local veterans. (1966)"

Creator(s): Belden, Dreanna L.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Johnson County - Cleburne
Creation Date: March 1, 2006
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
Photographing Texas
Usage:
Total Uses: 82
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: March 1, 2006
  • Digitized: April 12, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Johnson County - Cleburne
Coordinates
32.3485489462, -97.3864723577
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
March 1, 2006
Description:

Photograph of a historic plaque in Cleburne, Texas. It reads: "Site of Old Picnic Grounds. Had wood, water, was used after 1854 start of Camp Henderson (named for land owner-townsite donor) for decisive public meetings. In 1867 Camp Henderson became county seat. Then men at 4th of July picnic here named town "Cleburne", for Civil War Commander of many local veterans. (1966)"

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
Photographing Texas
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DSCN1725
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth11995
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Points
32.3485489462, -97.3864723577

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