The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 43, July 1939 - April, 1940 Page: 478
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478 Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
hundred members are buried, is used now for charity burials
and is called Fish Trap Cemetery, a resting place for the flotsam
of life. There is only one enduring monument, erected alongside
the Fort Worth road on a commanding hill, half a mile south of
the village site which has been undermined and dug out by the
cement company in its explorations. Here is an enduring granite
stone holding a tablet in memory of a band of idealists actuated
by a vision strong and potent, who sought peace and happiness
and freedom to live their own lives. It is thus inscribed:
"The Site of the French Colony, La Reunion,
Settled 1854.* Placed by Jane Douglas Chapter,
Daughters of American Revolution, April 18, 1924."
3552 Southwestern, Dallas, Texas.
*The author states it was settled in May, 1855.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 43, July 1939 - April, 1940, periodical, 1940; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101111/m1/514/: accessed July 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.