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


Milam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, May 2, 2009
1. Milam Marker
Founded in 1828
as Red Mound
Named in 1835 for
Benjamin Rush Milam
Seat of justice of
Sabine municipality, 1835;
of Sabine County, 1837-58.
Incorporated December 29, 1837.
Internal Revenue post
during the Republic
headquarters of the
Quartermaster's Department,
for Sabine County, 1861-65.
First home in Texas of
John S. Roberts
a signer of the Texas
Declaration of Independence
Home of John C. Hale,
martyr of San Jacinto.

Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 11044.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 31° 25.965′ N, 93° 50.838′ W. Marker is in Milam, Texas, in Sabine County. Marker is on State Highway 21 west of State Route 87, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Next to Post Office. Marker is in this post office area: Milam TX 75959, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old San Antonio Road (here, next to this marker); Kings Highway (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Milam
Milam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
2. Milam Marker
(here, next to this marker); John C. Hale (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Milam Masonic Institute (about 400 feet away); C.A. Nethery & Sons General Merchandise (about 700 feet away); Matthew Arnold Parker (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Kings Highway (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milam.
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, Texas IndependenceWar, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 975 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 18, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas.   2. submitted on August 6, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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