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Texas Historical MarkersCharles Vernon Terrell

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This marker summarizes the biography of an important Wise County Citizen and two-term Railroad Commissioner. It stands next to the Randolph Vesey marker on the Wise County Courthouse grounds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 8/21/2007

last visited: 10/29/2021

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Texas Historical MarkersRandolph Vesey

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This marker is on the Courthouse Square in Decatur, next to the Courthouse and to another historical marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 8/22/2007

last visited: 10/29/2021

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Texas Historical MarkersCaptain George W. Stevens

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Texas Historical Marker on the lawn of the historic Wise County Courthouse, 101 N Trinity St, Decatur, TX, with a lengthier biography for Texas Ranger Captain George Stevens than the 1968 marker placed at his grave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/14/2017

last visited: 10/29/2021

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Texas Historical MarkersChisholm Trail

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Very decorative marker dedicated to the cattle drive that went through the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 1/3/2011

last visited: 10/29/2021

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Texas Historical MarkersWise County, C.S.A.

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This 1965 red granite marker, sitting on the courthouse square in Decatur, has text on both sides.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 10/29/2021

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Texas Historical MarkersColonel Absalom Bishop

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Texas Historical Marker on the grounds of the Wise County Courthouse, 101 N Trinity St, Decatur, TX, commemorating the life of Colonel Absalom Bishop, "The Father of Wise County and Decatur."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: 10/29/2021

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Texas Historical MarkersWise County Courthouse

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This Medallion and Plate marker is on the "porch" right next to the main entrance to Courthouse in Decatur.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 8/16/2007

last visited: 10/29/2021

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Texas Historical MarkersWise County Messenger

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The Messenger was first published in 1880. This marker shares the paper's history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Texas

date approved: 4/28/2010

last visited: 3/17/2018

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Texas Historical MarkersOld Stone Prison

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This house was erected in 1859, and this marker tells its story.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Texas

date approved: 4/27/2010

last visited: 8/24/2019

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Texas Historical MarkersFirst National Bank of Decatur

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This bank was organized in 1883, and was located on the courthouse square.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Texas

date approved: 4/28/2010

last visited: 1/27/2017

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Texas Historical MarkersDecatur First United Methodist Church

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This historical marker tells of the history of a church organized in 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Texas

date approved: 4/27/2010

last visited: 1/27/2017

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Texas Historical MarkersGose Trees

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The trees here are remnants of a hedge row started in 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Texas

date approved: 4/29/2010

last visited: 1/27/2017

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Texas Historical MarkersS. W. Tilghman House

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Located at the front entrance of a well maintained historical house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 1/3/2011

last visited: 7/4/2011

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Texas Historical MarkersEpiscopal Mission of the Ascension

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Built 1889, this is oldest church building in Decatur, Texas. Today it is a wedding chapel.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Texas

date approved: 4/28/2010

last visited: 10/17/2015

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Texas Historical MarkersEast Side Elementary School

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Texas Historical Marker commemorating the old East Side Elementary School, Decatur's only African American school, a reminder of days when things were "separate but equal"...in theory. Located in a turnout at the intersection of FM 51 and US380B.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/11/2014

last visited: 6/10/2019

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Texas Historical MarkersTexas Tourist Camp Complex

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The complex includes the Petrified wood gas station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 9/20/2009

last visited: 8/24/2019

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Texas Historical MarkersSt. John Missionary Baptist Church

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Texas Historical Marker commemorating the origins, history, and service of the St. John Missionary Baptist Church. Located at 904 N FM 51, Decatur, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/11/2013

last visited: 7/10/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersButterfield Overland Stage Line

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A 1936 Texas Centennial Marker -- one of several in Texas -- commemorating the Butterfield Overland Stage Line, located near the northern city limit of Decatur, along Old US 81/287, in a pullout on the east side of the road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2012

last visited: 10/7/2017

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Texas Historical MarkersIN STORAGE - Sam Woody's Cabin

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The Texas Historical Marker for the Sam Woody Cabin is currently in storage, but visitors can see the cabin on the grounds of the Wise County Heritage Museum at 1602 S Trinity St, Decatur, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/11/2019

last visited: 8/24/2019

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Texas Historical MarkersDecatur Baptist College

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This marker tell the history of the state's oldest religious college.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Texas

date approved: 4/29/2010

last visited: 8/24/2019

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Texas Historical MarkersFirst Baptist Church of Decatur

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Located on the grounds near the front entrance to the Worship Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 1/3/2011

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersOak Lawn Cemetery

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Located just inside the main entrance to the cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 1/4/2011

last visited: 10/7/2017

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Texas Historical MarkersRandolph (Uncle Ran) Vesey

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Marker at foot of grave of a former slave and Indian captive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 1/4/2011

last visited: 5/8/2016

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Texas Historical MarkersSite of Wise County Poor Farm and Cemetery

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Texas Historical Marker indicating that this was the site of the Wise County Poor Farm and Cemetery. Other than the historical marker, there is nothing to suggest that there is anything here: The buildings are long sold, the cemetery bulldozed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/29/2014

last visited: 3/27/2014

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Texas Historical MarkersThe Wise County Reunion

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Texas Historical Marker commemorating the origins and evolution of The Wise County Reunion, which began life as a celebration for pioneers and Confederate veterans, but which is today the largest fair in the county. Held the last full week of July.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/12/2013

last visited: never

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