Details for Calder (Cotton) Square

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5005006984


Marker Number 6984
Atlas Number 5005006984
Marker Title Calder (Cotton) Square
Index Entry Calder Square (Cotton)
City Lufkin
County Angelina
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes parks
Marker Year 1972
Marker Location Cotton Square at Lufkin Avenue
Marker Size 20" x 20"
Marker Text City's hub, 1882- early 1900s, teeming with cotton buying, horse trades, band concerts, political rallies, switching railroad trains. Site of fire station, standpipe, 1933 memorial library named for lumberman J. H. Kurth (1857 - 1930), Square was renamed 1961 for Kurth family friend, Louis Calder (1879 - 1963) of New York.