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Farmers Branch in Dallas County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Texian Land and Emigration Company

 
 
Texian Land and Emigration Company Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kayla Harper, April 19, 2020
1. Texian Land and Emigration Company Marker
Inscription.  

Site of the First Agency, January, 1845, of the Texian Land and Emigration Company. Generally known as "Peters' Colony" in honor of William S. Peters who, under a colonization contract secured in 1841 from the Republic of Texas, introduced more than ten thousand settlers to 17 counties of North Texas.
 
Erected 1936 by Erected by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 6898.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 32° 55.369′ N, 96° 53.6′ W. Marker is in Farmers Branch, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker is on William Dodson Parkway, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13017 William Dodson Parkway, Dallas TX 75234, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Baptist Church of Farmers Branch (within shouting distance of this marker); Keenan Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Keenan
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(about 400 feet away); David Myers (about 400 feet away); Dallas County's First Methodist Society (about 400 feet away); Bill and Maude Dodson House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gilbert House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Webb Chapel Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmers Branch.
 
Texian Land and Emigration Company Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kayla Harper, April 19, 2020
2. Texian Land and Emigration Company Marker
Texian Land and Emigration Company Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kayla Harper, April 19, 2020
3. Texian Land and Emigration Company Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 20, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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