Historic Plaque, Polk County Courthouse Flagpoles.

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Photograph of a historic plaque in Livingston, Texas. It reads: "The Gordie G. Nettles Flagpoles. These flagpoles were erected by the county court at the request of Gordie G. Nettles (1895-1971), a revered Polk Countian, a veteran of World War I and a distinguished American. He left memorial for posterity in the many official Texas Historical Markers in Polk County for which he was responsible as Historical Marking Chairman for the Polk County Historical Survey Committee. In gratitude for his life and service these flagpoles are dedicated to perpetuate the memory of Gordie G. Nettles. Erected 1971."

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1 photograph : col.

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Belden, Dreanna L. October 27, 2005.

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Photograph of a historic plaque in Livingston, Texas. It reads: "The Gordie G. Nettles Flagpoles. These flagpoles were erected by the county court at the request of Gordie G. Nettles (1895-1971), a revered Polk Countian, a veteran of World War I and a distinguished American. He left memorial for posterity in the many official Texas Historical Markers in Polk County for which he was responsible as Historical Marking Chairman for the Polk County Historical Survey Committee. In gratitude for his life and service these flagpoles are dedicated to perpetuate the memory of Gordie G. Nettles. Erected 1971."

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1 photograph : col.

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Photographing Texas

Photographing Texas consists of modern-day images taken by our staff as they travel across Texas. Subjects include Texas scenery, wildlife, county courthouses, State Parks, National Parks, libraries, museums, historic sites, outdoor murals, architecture, monuments, and historic plaques -- a little bit of everything Texas!

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  • October 27, 2005

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  • Nov. 15, 2005, 10:59 a.m.

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  • July 19, 2013, 5:42 p.m.

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  • 30.710681415, -94.9334862755

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Belden, Dreanna L. Historic Plaque, Polk County Courthouse Flagpoles., photograph, October 27, 2005; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6619/: accessed July 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .