Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Whitesboro with 3000-Mile Stone Marker

Description:

Close-up photograph of the 3,000 Mile Stone Marker for the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train located in Whitesboro, Texas. The stone marker commemorates the journey taken by participants of the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train, it reads, "The Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train camped here. Circling the state for six months and traveling over 3,000 miles. It visited over 150 villages and towns as a living exhibit of Texas's western heritage." The marker also includes the path taken by these people during their journey.

Creator(s): Cirincione, Nick
Location(s): United States - Texas - Grayson County - Whitesboro
Creation Date: June 22, 1986
Partner(s):
Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
Collection(s):
Tarrant County College Northeast, Heritage Room
Usage:
Total Uses: 132
Past 30 days: 0
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Creator (Photographer):
Cirincione, Nick

Photographed and donated by Nick Cirincione

Date(s):
  • Digitized: August 29, 2006
  • Creation: June 22, 1986
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Grayson County - Whitesboro
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
June 22, 1986
Description:

Close-up photograph of the 3,000 Mile Stone Marker for the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train located in Whitesboro, Texas. The stone marker commemorates the journey taken by participants of the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train, it reads, "The Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train camped here. Circling the state for six months and traveling over 3,000 miles. It visited over 150 villages and towns as a living exhibit of Texas's western heritage." The marker also includes the path taken by these people during their journey.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Keyword(s): Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train | wagon trains | wagons
Partner:
Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
Collection:
Tarrant County College Northeast, Heritage Room
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MIS2 19.115
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth20041
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public