RED ROCK, TX (UPSHUR COUNTY)
RED ROCK, TEXAS (Upshur County). Red Rock was a settlement and ferry crossing on the Sabine River two miles west of Gladewater off U. S. Highway 80 in southwestern Upshur County. Among the earliest communities in the county, Red Rock was probably first settled in the 1840s and served along with Coffeeville and Calloway as a stopping point for wagon trains. Several private ferries operated there during the 1850s, but Red Rock apparently declined after a large ferry came into use at Walter's Bluff around the time of the Civil War. No vestiges of the community remain.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Christopher Long, "Red Rock, TX (Upshur County)," accessed December 08, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrrhq.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.