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Hico in Hamilton County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Old Hico

 
 
Old Hico Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard Denney, July 27, 2018
1. Old Hico Marker
Inscription.  

This site on Honey Creek marks the beginning in 1856 of the settlement of Hico. Earliest families to locate here J. G. Barbee, James R. and Henry Fuller, Isaac Steen, Isaac and Thomas Malone.

In 1860 John R. Alford, a merchant, became the first postmaster.

Rocks from ruins of the mill were used in the erection of this memorial.
 
Erected 1963 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2497.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
 
Location. 31° 56.963′ N, 98° 0.712′ W. Marker is in Hico, Texas, in Hamilton County. Marker is on County Highway 1602, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hico TX 76457, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Rankin Alford (approx. 2.4 miles away); Frontier Home (approx. 2˝ miles away); First United Methodist Church of Hico (approx. 2.6 miles away); United Methodist Church of Fairy (approx.
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7.1 miles away); Olin Baptist Church (approx. 7.4 miles away); Riverside Cemetery (approx. 8˝ miles away); Iredell First United Methodist Church (approx. 8.6 miles away); Clairette Schoolhouse (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hico.
 
Old Hico Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard Denney, July 27, 2018
2. Old Hico Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2018, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 90 times this year. Last updated on July 11, 2022, by Joe Lotz of Denton, Texas. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2018, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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