Molan Expedition Marker Dedication 1972

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This is a tape recording of the dedication ceremonies of the Nicholas Nolan Expedition marker at Meadow, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Molan Expedition Marker Dedication

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: 1972

Location: Meadow, Texas

Interviewer: None Given

Length: 20 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Opening remarks by Joe Burleson, Invocation, Introduction of Bob Nash by Burleson, Dedicatory speech by bob Nash, Nicholas Nolan’s background summarized, Nolan’s military career described, Nolan’s expedition of summer of 1877 discussed, Went across Staked Plains in search of Indians, Lack of water caused severe problems, Nolan’s subsequent military career, Presentation of marker by Mrs. Jack Hamilton, Conclusion of ceremony.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1877-1972

Bulk Dates: 1877


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