Kaufman in Kaufman County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Colonel Isham Chisum
A cousin of Jesse Chisholm, who pioneered famous Chisholm Cattle Trail, and of cattle baron John Simpson Chisum, Col. Chisum married Charlotte Martin. They have many descendants in Texas.
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Commitee. (Marker Number 8497.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 32° 35.379′ N, 96° 18.565′ W. Marker is in Kaufman, Texas, in Kaufman County. Marker is at the intersection of West Grove Street and North Washington Street, on the left when traveling east on West Grove Street. Located on the grounds of the Kaufman County Court Building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kaufman TX 75142, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Kaufman County (a few steps from this marker); Mrs. William P. King (within shouting distance of this marker); Kaufman County Confederate Soldiers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Greenslade Drug Store (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church of Kaufman (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Covenant United Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church of Our Merciful Saviour (approx. ¼ mile away); First United Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kaufman.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2012, by Zacharias Beau T of Alpine, Texas. This page has been viewed 962 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on August 30, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. Photos: 1. submitted on July 25, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. 2. submitted on January 22, 2012, by Zacharias Beau T of Alpine, Texas. 3, 4. submitted on July 25, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.