[Marker: Fort Johnson] Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title [Marker: Fort Johnson]

Creator

  • Photographer: West, Carolyn Effie
    Creator Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 2011-12/2012-03

Language

  • English

Description

  • 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.

Subject

  • 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

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Grayson County - Pottsboro
  • Start Date: 1840
  • End Date: 2012
  • Time Period: rep-tex

Relation

  • References: [Photograph of Fort Johnson], ftjohnson2

Collection

  • Name: Texas History Collection
    Code: THC

Institution

  • Name: Private Collection of Carolyn West
    Code: PCCW

Resource Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: ftjohnson1