“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Kellyville in Marion County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)


Kellyville Marker image. Click for full size.
December 26, 2018
1. Kellyville Marker
Named for George Addison Kelly - Died 1909 - Proprietor of an early foundry which cast cow bells widely used bu ox-team freighters. After 1860 his factory turned out the first modern plows used in Texas.
Erected 1936 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 8063.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
Location. 32° 47.114′ N, 94° 24.942′ W. Marker is in Kellyville, Texas, in Marion County. Marker is on Highway 49 west of Kellyville Cutoff, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jefferson TX 75657, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Bell Foundry (approx. 0.7 miles away); First Ice Factory in Texas (approx. 3.2 miles away); John M. Vines (approx. 4.1 miles away); Richard Waterhouse
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(approx. 4.2 miles away); Falling Leaves, 1855 (approx. 4.2 miles away); Todd-Terhune Residence (approx. 4.2 miles away); Civil War Meat Packing Plant (approx. 4.2 miles away); First Baptist Church of Jefferson (approx. 4.3 miles away).
More about this marker. Located in the Kelly Park
Kellyville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, December 26, 2018
2. Kellyville Marker
Kellyville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jeff Leichsenring, September 12, 2023
3. Kellyville Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2018.   3. submitted on September 14, 2023, by Jeff Leichsenring of Garland, Texas.

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Sep. 26, 2023