Philip Nolan Research
The Texas Heritage Society in a joint
venture with the Johnson County Historical Commission and Johnson County, Texas have established the Philip
Nolan Research Center in the Johnson County courthouse in Cleburne, Texas.
On Saturday, March 26, 2011, a brief
ceremony was held at the Johnson County courthouse.
Some of the 350 Books
Donated by Texas Heritage Society Members: Mary Alice Williams and Hewitt Clarke. Left to Right: Attorney Charles
Lummus, THS Vice President Hewitt Clarke, and Johnson County Judge Roger Harmon.
Our most recent Tour of Texas took us to
Cleburne, Texas where steps were taken to further the development of the Philip Nolan Research
Following the ceremony, archeological exploration was conducted
with metal detectors at two different locations where the battle, which took the life of Philip Nolan in
1801, may have occurred.