Centennial Marker, US 67, Redwater

Address: Centennial Marker, US 67, Redwater

Date: Exactly 1936

Historic Uses: Centennial Marker

Stylistic Influences:

National Register of Historic Places: Individually Eligible

Previous Designations: National Register Eligible (Indiv.)

Other Historic Designations: 5037009478

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Site of Epperson's Ferry

At this crossing, constructed by nature and used by Caddo Indians, early French and Spanish explorers, and travelers over Trammel's Trace. Mark Epperson before 1837 established a ferry used until the construction of a wooden bridge antedating the modern structure erected in 1924.

This monument was removed in 1956 to its present location when its original site, 7 miles southwest, was inundated by Lake Texarkana.

Grey granite 1936 Centennial marker #9478.