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Texas Historical MarkersCaptain William Perry

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Capt. Perry, one of the first settlers of Jefferson, owned a shipping business on Big Cypress Bayou. He helped grow Jefferson as a river port by dredging a turning basin in the bayou.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 5/8/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersTorrans-Clopton-Spelling House

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An 1860s Greek Revival House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 9/15/2007

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Texas Historical MarkersR.B. Walker House

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This 1910 Classical Revival home belonged to a merchant and former mayor of Jefferson.

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 5/8/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersW.S. Terry Home

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Marker on a small home built before 1850.

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 9/15/2007

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Texas Historical MarkersFirst Baptist Church

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Marker on a church built in 1944.

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 5/8/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersCaptian George T. Todd

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Captain Todd was a commander of Confederate forces during the Civil War. After the war, as Marion County District Attorney, he prosecuted the infamous 'Diamond Bessie' case, a shocking roadside murder committed by a Cincinnati jewelry salesman.

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 5/8/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersThe George T. Todd House

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This 1893 Victorian was built by Captain George Todd.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 9/15/2007

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Texas Historical MarkersSite of First Ice Factory in Texas

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Site of the first ice factory in Texas, established in the 1870s and later moved to Harrisburg.

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location: Texas

date approved: 12/6/2008

last visited: 1/9/2009

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Texas Historical MarkersThe First National Bank

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This building is modeled on the 1904 Rogers National Bank that sat on this site. The bank was founded by Thomas Rogers, a Confederate Capatain, and went through several incarnations until becoming the Fist National Bank of Jefferson in 1950.

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 5/4/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersPlanters Bank

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This branch of Planters Bank was opened in Jefferson in 1852.

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 11/27/2008

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Texas Historical MarkersS.D. Rainey Home

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An 1880 Victorian home built by a cotton factor.

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 9/15/2007

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Texas Historical MarkersThe Beard House

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Marker on an 1860 cottage built with a detached kitchen.

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 9/15/2007

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Texas Historical MarkersWilliam Clark Residence

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The original two rooms of this house were built by Jefferson's founder, Allen Urquhart.

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 9/15/2007

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Texas Historical MarkersThe Brooks House

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Site of the Brooks House (now gone), once a hotel. Both Diamond Bessie and her accused murderer, Cincinnati jewelry salesman Abe Rothchild, stayed here while in Jefferson. Rothchild was freed after a sensational seven-year trial.

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

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Texas Historical MarkersFirst Methodist Church

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This 1884 church contains a bell minted from 1500 Mexican silver dollars.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 5/5/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersMarion County

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A very different marker that is located near the Northeast corner of the Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 12/11/2009

last visited: 10/5/2011

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Texas Historical MarkersCharles Allen Culberson

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Culberson, who spent his childhood in Jefferson, worked 32 years in public service: four years as state attorney general, four years as Governor, and 24 years as a US Senator.

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 5/5/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersMarion County Courthouse

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A marker detailing the history of Marion County, created in 1860, and the architectural detail of this Classical Revival courthouse, built in 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 5/5/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersMurphy Building

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This 1850s building was originally a cotton warehouse constructed by the Murphy Brothers, natives of Tennessee and cotton wholesalers. Since then, the building has been used for both county offices and as a city hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 5/5/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersJefferson Turn Basin

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Located near the parking area for the boat ramp.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 12/11/2009

last visited: 5/5/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersBrown Building

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This building housed the Jefferson "Jimplecute" and subsequent newspapers.

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 9/15/2007

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Texas Historical MarkersVernon Dalhart

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Vernon Dalhart, a native of Jefferson, became an early country music star in the 1920s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 5/5/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersKahn Saloon

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This is where Marion Try Slaughter launched his career as country music singer Vernon Dalhart. It closed in 1907, when the county became dry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 5/5/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersLivery Stable

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These stables housed horses and buggies for public hire; an early form of a 'taxi.'

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 5/5/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersThe Jefferson "Jimplecute"

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Marker detailing a newspaper with a silly acronym name "Join Industry, Manufacturing, Planting, Labor, Energy, Capital in Unity Together Everlasting" or "JIMPLECUTE."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 5/5/2013

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