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Eddy Methodist Church

In 1868 a congregation of Methodist living in the Bell and Mclennan county region between Elm and Bull hide Creeks erected a simple sanctary at the site of a nearby cedar log toll bridge. The Rev. James Peeler, a Waco district Methodist Circuit preacher, served the Cedar Bridge Church congregation i....

Historical Marker - Eddy.


Trinity Lutheran Church

Several German Lutheran families from Mills County migrated to Concho County shortly after the turn of the 20th century. These pioneers maintained close ties with their former congregations. The Rev. Franz Walther of Mills County conducted irregular services in the Lapp schoolhouse near the communit....

Historical Marker - Eden.


Kerr, Major James

Born in Danville, Ky.; served in War of 1812 and as sheriff, state representative, state senator in Missouri. Came to Texas as DeWitt Colony's surveyor-general; laid out town of Gonzales, July 1825. In 1827 moved to Jackson County, which he represented in 1832, 1833 conventions, serving in 1833 on c....

Historical Marker - Edna.


Radford School

Plans for the establishment of a quality boarding and day school for girls in El Paso were begun in 1910 as a result of a meeting of leading citizens. Through their efforts, a joint stock company was formed and classroom space was leased in houses on Terrace Street. The El Paso School for Girls open....

Historical Marker - El Paso.


Old San Francisco Historic District

Composed primarily of early twentieth-century residential apartment buildings, this historic neighborhood was developed during a period of major growth in El Paso. Most of the structures were built of brick, stone, or wood between 1908 and 1923 and feature similar architectural elements. The name of....

Historical Marker - El Paso.


Doty, Christopher Colombus

(APRIL 16,1857-OCTOBER 26,1944) FIRST PERMANENT CITIZEN OF SCHLEICHER COUNTY. CAME TO TEXAS FROM MISSOURI,1879. SOON BOUGHT HEADQUARTERS AT TEN-MILE WATER HOLE(1/2 MI.EAST). DRILLED FIRST WATER WELL IN COUNTY 1882 AND ERECTED FIRST WINDMILL SOUTH OF CONCHO RIVER,THUS ESTABLISHED AREA'S AGRICULTURAL ....

Historical Marker - Eldorado.


Fitzgerald, Ambrose

(March 12, 1827 - June 15, 1893) A native of Missouri, Ambrose Fitzgerald settled near here in 1846 on land that was then part of Nacogdoches County. Since this area was included in the creation of later counties, he was able to serve as the first clerk for Van Zandt and Wood counties. After partici....

Historical Marker - Emory.


Marsh Cemetery

In 1844, Harrison C. Marsh (1805-1889) and his wife, Mary "Polly" (Raymond) (1810-1888), natives of Harrison County, Kentucky, came from Independence, Missouri to Texas with their five children. They settled in Peters Colony on Farmers Branch Creek. Here they had two more children, and Harrison rais....

Historical Marker - Farmers Branch.


First Methodist Society, Dallas County's

(Webb Chapel United Methodist Church) Founded in Republic of Texas. Isaac Blackman Webb (1802 - 80), after moving his family from Missouri to the Peters Colony in 1843-44 winter, appealed for a visit by a missionary. On March 19, 1844, in log cabin of his brother-in-law, William M. Cochran, a worshi....

Historical Marker - Farmers Branch.


Fate Presbyterian Church

When Presbyterians organized this congregation in the middle 1880s, the community of Fate was developing as a new settlement on the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad. Among the eighteen individuals who chartered the church were members of the Leonard, Kale, McLendon, Cooper, Wilson, Bonsel, Morgan....

Historical Marker - Fate.



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