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The monument was erected in 1976 to honor the Georgia Batallion that volunteered in the Texas War of Independence. Most were killed in the Goliad massacre; Dr John Shackelford, forwhom the county is named, was spared as useful to the Mexicans.

Located near the chamber of commerce at S Main and S First streets.

Location: Albany Texas

Other History nearby:
(Baird) Callahan County Pioneer Museum
(Newcastle) Fort Belknap
(Newcastle) Fort Belnap
(Albany) Georgia Monument
(Abilene) Grace Cultural Center
(Eastland) Kendrick Religious Museum

06/24 Coming to The Albany area
Fort Worth Show of Antiques and Art Fort Worth TX March8-9 Formerly the Dolly Johnson Antique Show, this is one of the oldest shows in Texas.
Paluxy River Spring Bluegrass Festival Glen Rose TX April4-6 Live entertainment in historic Oakdale Park.