Norman Springs/Norman Grove
Texas Historical Marker


This was an early Johnson County land grant of William Balch. Travelers stopped to rest and refresh themselves and their animals at Norman Springs in Norman Grove, which was named after a local rancher, Lafayfette Norman, who later owned the property.

Travelers used this site until the early 1920s. The ruts from the wagon wheels are still visible.

The Alvarado Public Library staff and local genealogists and historians owe a huge debt of gratitude to Mrs. Dorothy Schwartz for her painstaking work in obtaining this historical marker and many other historical markers in our area. Thank you Dorothy!

 The Norman Springs/Norman Grove Historical Marker is located at 6921 East Highway 67 in Alvarado, TX near Jack Morton's Western Wear Store.

Sound wav from "Hummingbird" by Warren Amberson 
from the new Acoustic Endeavors CD "Sneak Preview"
2001 Common Folk Productions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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