[Marker: Fort Johnson]

Description:

Photograph of the marker for Fort Johnson in Pottsboro, Texas. Text: Established by William G. Cooke in 1840 as a part of the defense of the military road from Red River to Austin, named in honor of Colonel Francis W. Johnson (1799-1888), commander of the Texas army at the capture of San Antonio, December 10, 1835. Place of rendezvous for the Snivley Expedition which set out April 25, 1843. The settlement in the vicinity was known as Georgetown.

Creator(s): West, Carolyn Effie
Location(s): United States - Texas - Grayson County - Pottsboro
Creation Date: 2011-12/2012-03  
Partner(s):
Private Collection of Carolyn West
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 59
Past 30 days: 4
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 2011-12/2012-03
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Grayson County - Pottsboro
Era
The Republic of Texas, 1836-1846
From 1840 to 2012
Description:

Photograph of the marker for Fort Johnson in Pottsboro, Texas. Text: Established by William G. Cooke in 1840 as a part of the defense of the military road from Red River to Austin, named in honor of Colonel Francis W. Johnson (1799-1888), commander of the Texas army at the capture of San Antonio, December 10, 1835. Place of rendezvous for the Snivley Expedition which set out April 25, 1843. The settlement in the vicinity was known as Georgetown.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col. ; 2901 x 1466 px.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): plaques | historic markers
Partner:
Private Collection of Carolyn West
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Relation (References): [Photograph of Fort Johnson], ftjohnson2
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ftjohnson1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth256769
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image