Gose Trees
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes
N 33° 14.087 W 097° 35.360
14S E 631433 N 3678202
Quick Description: The trees here are remnants of a hedge row started in 1861.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 4/23/2010 9:17:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM8NF2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
Views: 16

Long Description:
Marker Number: 1198
Index Entry: First United Methodist Church (Decatur)
Address: 402 W. Walnut
City: Decatur
County: Wise
Subject Codes: lumber topics; Botany
Year Marker Erected: 1973
Marker Location: 402 W. Walnut -Decatur
Marker Size: 14" x 24"
Marker Number: 2231

Marker Text:
Remnant of bois d'arc hedge which encircled the log cabin of Stephen M. Gose (1824-77), early justice of the peace, blacksmith, and leader of Methodist church, who came to Texas from Missouri in 1859. The spiny trees, planted 1861, served as a barrier against prowling Indians. (1973)


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