[Marker: Fort Johnson] Metadata
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- Main Title [Marker: Fort Johnson]
Photographer: West, Carolyn EffieCreator Type: Personal
- Creation: 2011-12/2012-03
- Content 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.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Historical markers -- Texas -- Grayson County.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Historic sites -- Texas -- Grayson County.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Grayson County (Tex.) -- History.
- University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Architecture - Landmarks - Historic Markers
- University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Places - United States - Texas - Grayson County
- Keyword: plaques
- Keyword: historic markers
- Item is a Primary Source
- Place Name: United States - Texas - Grayson County - Pottsboro
- Start Date: 1840
- End Date: 2012
- Time Period: rep-tex
- References: [Photograph of Fort Johnson], ftjohnson2
Name: Texas History CollectionCode: THC
Name: Private Collection of Carolyn WestCode: PCCW
- Accession or Local Control No: ftjohnson1