Larissa, Texas: Killough Massacre Monument

"This was the largest Indian atrocity in East Texas; bodies of the victims who were found were buried here." The monument is rumored to be frequented by Satanists and ghosts after dark.
Address:
CR-3431, Larissa, TX
Directions:
From US-175, 2.5 miles northwest of Jacksonville, turn north at the brown Historical Marker sign onto CR-3405. Drive 4.5 miles. Turn left onto CR-3409, then quickly bear left onto CR-3411, then quickly turn right to stay on CR-3411. Drive three-quarters of a mile, then turn left on CR-3431. The road ends at the monument.
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Killough Massacre Monument

Stone obelisk about 30 feet tall marks the site of the last massacre of white settlers by Native Americans in East Texas. On October 5, 1838, 18 settlers were either killed or carried away, "never to be heard of again."

[Kerry Carpenter, 02/11/2019]

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