Historical marker dedicated to Camp Nancy

By Whitney Grunder - bio | email

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) – Historians say it lasted much longer than most East Texas logging camps.

Camp Nancy served Angelina County for 16 years in the early 1900s.

Tuesday, the Angelina County historical commission unveiled a marker dedicated for Camp Nancy.

East Texans came out to share memories of the former logging camp.

"Camp Nancy was an important logging camp. It had a turpentine operation here as well as a civilian cultivation core, which had a camp here after the logging camp closed," said Carol Riggs, the chair of the marker committee for the Angelina County historical commission.

The camp was owned by the Angelina County lumber company and logs were sent to the old Kelty's Mill.

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