Haskell in Haskell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Recreated August 21, 1876
Organized January 13, 1885
Named in Honor of
Charles Ready Haskell, 1817-1836
A Tennesseean who was shot with
Fannin in the Massacre at Goliad
Haskell, the County Seat
Crossed by Capt. R.B. Marcy
in surveying a route
to California in 1849
First settlement at Haskell, 1882
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 2404.)
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. 33° 9.415′ N, 99° 44.022′ W. Marker is in Haskell, Texas, in Haskell County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of S. Avenue E (Business U.S. 277) and S. 1st Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located at the southwest corner of the grounds of the Haskell County Courthouse. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Haskell County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Liberty Tree (a few steps from this marker); Josselet Switch (approx. 5.9 miles away); Capt. R.B. Marcy Trail (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Mackenzie Trail (approx. 13˝ miles away).
Also see . . . Haskell County. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on March 30, 2015.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 408 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 30, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. 5. submitted on March 29, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.