Erected in Memory of Phillip Nolan
From Blum take SH 174 north about 3 miles to marker
Born in Ireland; first came to Texas and established residence at
Nacogdoches in 1791. When killed, was a resident of Natchez, Miss. Killed
near this site, March 21, 1801 by the Spaniards. Was buried here by
his Negro slaves Caesar and Robert. Nolan's death aroused a wave of
indignation that led to the Independence of Texas.