Historical Marker Series

Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments

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Established November 14, 1851 by the United States Army as a protection of the settlers against the Indians. Abandoned and burned April 6, 1854. Repaired and used by Southern Overland Mail, 1858-1861, sub-post of Fort Griffin, 1871-1872, temporary county se…
Formed from Bexar Territory Created February 1, 1858 Recreated August 21, 1876 Organized July 3, 1877 Named in Honor of James H. Callahan, 1812-1856 Soldier in the Texas Revolution Captain of the Texas Rangers County Seat, Callahan City, 1877 B…
Veteran of San Jacinto · Officer in the Confederate Army · Born in Indiana, May 16, 1816 · Died at Baird, Texas, July 31, 1899
Formed from Hardeman, King Cottle, and Know Counties Created      March 3, 1891 Organized      April 27, 1891 Named in Honor of Robert L. Foard 1831 - 1898 A Confederate Officer Prominent Lawyer of Columbus Texas Crowell, the Count…
In 1860 at the Battle of Pease River, Indian captive Cynthia Ann Parker and her daughter, Prairie Flower, were rescued by Texas Rangers under Capt. L.S. Ross (later Governor of Texas).      Cynthia Ann, most celebrated of all Comanche captives, had be…
Created February 1, 1858 Recreated August 21, 1876 Organized January 13, 1885 Named in Honor of Charles Ready Haskell, 1817-1836 A Tennesseean who was shot with Fannin in the Massacre at Goliad Haskell, the County Seat Crossed by Capt. R.B. Ma…
A member of Captain Jesse Billingsley's company at the Battle of San Jacinto April 21, 1836 Died in March, 1856.
Hayrick First County Seat of Coke County. 1889-1890 Robert Lee Then Became the County Seat
Formed from Tom Green County Created      March 13, 1889 Organized      April 23, 1889 Named in Honor of Richard Coke 1829 - 1896 Governor of Texas      1874-1876 Member of United States Senate 1878 - 1896 County Seat, Hayrick, 1…
Established by Franciscan missionaries in 1749 with the hope of civilizing and christianizing the Coco, Mayeye, Orcoquiza, Karankawa, and other tribes of Indians. The martyrdom of Padre Jose Ganzabal and the circumstances connected therewith caused the depa…
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