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Texas Historical MarkersLone Star Canal

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The Lone Star Canal Company was founded by A. L. Williams and B. R. Garlands in 1902 and incorporated in 1904. The company dug a canal through northern Chambers County that brought water from Turtle Bay to rice farmers and provided jobs for locals.

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location: Texas

date approved: 6/28/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersChambers County

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1936 pink granite marker for Chambers County

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location: Texas

date approved: 6/28/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersCapt. Andrew Briscoe

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1936 gray granite Texas Historical Marker at the gravesite of Andrew Briscoe, on Republic Hill in the Texas State Cemetery, Austin, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 6/25/2014

last visited: 6/23/2014

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Texas Historical MarkersJames Allison York

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1936 gray granite Texas Historical Marker at the gravesite of James Allison York, on Republic Hill in the Texas State Cemetery, Austin, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 6/25/2014

last visited: 6/23/2014

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Texas Historical MarkersWillis Avery

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1936 gray granite Texas Historical Marker at the gravesite of Willis Avery, on Republic Hill in the Texas State Cemetery, Austin, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 6/24/2014

last visited: 6/23/2014

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Texas Historical MarkersGeneral Moseley Baker

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1936 gray granite Texas Historical Marker at the gravesite of General Moseley Baker, on Republic Hill in the Texas State Cemetery, Austin, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 6/24/2014

last visited: 6/23/2014

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Texas Historical MarkersStarkey Cemetery

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Texas Historical Marker noting the origins and history of the Starkey Cemetery. One can reach the cemetery by following US 82 (near Nocona) to Dixie School Rd, turning south and going about 1.1 miles before taking Starkey Rd for about 1.2 miles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/22/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersBlack Education in Chambers County

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Formal education for black Americans was virtually nonexistent until the 1860s. This historical marker near the George Washington Carver School at 1222 Main Street in Anahuac commemorates its history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TeamBPL

location: Texas

date approved: 6/22/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersThe Braschler House

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The 1854 home built by Swiss immigrant pastor - unfortunately, the home is not being maintained.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Texas

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersNew Braunfels First Settlers

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The nearby bridge replaced what was a difficult crossing of the Guadalupe River for the early settlers. The marker describes the early German settlers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Texas

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersAnahuac Oil and Gas Field

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Anahuac field is an oval-shaped oil and gas field near Turtle Bay in central Chambers County, on the coast of Southeast Texas.

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location: Texas

date approved: 6/20/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersThe Phillips House

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Texas Historical Marker at the Phillips House, "The Big House," built by family of early area pioneers, and still in use as a ranch home by that family. Located at 900 S Main St, Saint Jo, TX, near the eastern edge of town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/20/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersJosephus S. Irvine

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Josephus Somerville Irvine, son of Josephus and Jane (Patton) Irvine, was born in Lawrence County, Tennessee, on August 25, 1819. He died on May 19, 1876, and is buried at Wilson's Chapel Cemetery in Newton County.

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location: Texas

date approved: 6/20/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersNewton County Pre-War Maneuvers

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Texas historical marker located near the Newton County Courthouse at Main Street and U. S. Highway 190. It depicts Newton County's role in military training in World War II.

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location: Texas

date approved: 6/19/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersWilson Chapel Cemetery

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Texas historical marker for Wilson Chapel Cemetery (also known as Woods Cemetery or Irvine Cemetery).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TeamBPL

location: Texas

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersWoods Park

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The Newton County Fairgrounds has hosted numerous activities and functions for several decades. Maintained and operated by the Fair Association, it is the home of the Newton County Livestock Show in April.

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location: Texas

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersAutrey-Williams House

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Built of long-leaf pine by L. M. Autrey the year the Titanic was lost, the Autrey-Williams house is the only Texas historic landmark residence in Newton County. The home was the first in the county to have indoor plumbing and electricity.

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location: Texas

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersNewton Cemetery

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Texas historical marker for Newton Cemetery. This cemetery, located on Hardy Street in Newton, TX south of Highway 87, was recognized as a Historic Texas Cemetery in 2005.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TeamBPL

location: Texas

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersFirst Baptist Church of Winona

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In June of 1997, First Baptist Church of Winona was officially recorded as a Texas Historical Landmark. Descendants of William H. Ray, Mildred Shamburger and Kenny Ray, participated in the unveiling ceremony of the historical marker on June 29, 1997.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TeamBPL

location: Texas

date approved: 6/16/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersThe Kay House

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Texas historical marker depicting the history of the Kay House and farmland. The marker is near Winona, Texas, in Smith County on State Highway 155 one mile north of Farm to Market Road 16, on the right when traveling north.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TeamBPL

location: Texas

date approved: 6/16/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersElisha Everett Lott

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Elisha Everett Lott was a legislator for the Republic of Texas and the State of Texas. He is remembered primarily for his vigorous opposition to the Cherokee Land Bill of 1844. This Texas historical marker in honor of him is located south of Winona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TeamBPL

location: Texas

date approved: 6/15/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersStarrville Community

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Starrville had been a stop on the stage line of the Dallas-Shreveport Road in 1849 when its post office was known as Gum Springs. The change of name came about a few years later when the Reverend Joshua Starr bought an entire section of land here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TeamBPL

location: Texas

date approved: 6/15/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersG.H. Ragsdale

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Texas Historical Marker in historic Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville, TX, commemorating the outstanding career of naturalist, George H. Ragsdale. The marker and grave are very close to the western fence, facing Fair Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/12/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersFirst Baptist Church Bridgeport

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Texas Historical Marker commemorating the origins, history, and service of the First Baptist Church Bridgeport, at 1204 12th St, Bridgeport, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/12/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersOld Krause Building

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Commercial propery along primary street into main plaza which was built around 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Texas

date approved: 6/11/2014

last visited: 6/22/2014

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