Clarksville YRE
Red River County
Jan 19, 2013

Clarksville, the county seat of Red River County, is at the junction of US-82 and TX-37. It is 58 miles northwest of Texarkana.

First of three cemeteries.

The Hanging Tree.

Oldest marker we spotted.

Commemorative Markers not real graves.

Old Church Theatre.

First Presbyterian Church.

Cemetery marker.

This old house is in bad shape but I really like the Gingerbread Decorations.

Mini Park downtown.

Stores on the courthouse square.

Statue were the original courthouse stood.

Red River Bank.

Could this be called a mural?



Marker for Col. Demorse
Started the first newspaper in Texas right here.

Red River Courthouse

War Memorial on Courthouse Lawn

Creative Carvings wasn't open.

On display inside.

Another of the carvings.

Mural on side of Creative Carvings.

Other side of courthouse.

The Norris House, completed in 1889, is
today the Courthouse Bed and Breakfast.

Build 1874 by a German Cabinet Maker

Old Jail, not museum.

David Gouverneur Burnet
President Ad Interim Of the Republic of Texas March 16-October 22 1836
Vice President November 10 1838 to December 13 1841
Participated in the Battle with the Cherokees May 29 1839
Secretary of State 1846

Highway marker for Clarksville

Wider view showing stonework around it.

Another cemetery.

Oldest marker found - 1833.

Child's marker

Road back into town.

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