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Trickham in Coleman County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Trickham, Texas

 
 
Trickham, Texas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 3, 2016
1. Trickham, Texas Marker
Inscription. Trickham, Texas was on the military road from Ft. Mason to Ft. Belknap in the 1850s. Here camped Johnston, Van Dorn, Lee, and other army men. Here John Chisum gathered herds of cattle in the 1860ís. This was the last town on the Western Trail to Kansas.
 
Erected by Coleman County Historical Commission.
 
Location. 31° 35.312′ N, 99° 13.852′ W. Marker is in Trickham, Texas, in Coleman County. Marker can be reached from Farm to Market Road 1176 north of County Road 218, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located on a dirt road 200 feet east of FM 1176. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Anna TX 76878, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Unknown Pioneers (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Trickham (within shouting distance of this marker); Mr. and Mrs. W.P. Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); Route of Old Military Road (approx. 9.9 miles away); John R. Banister (approx. 11.2 miles away); Emma Daugherty Banister (approx. 11.2 miles away); Santa Anna Cemetery (approx. 11.2 miles away); Shields Cemetery (approx. 11.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trickham.
 
Also see . . .
Unknown Pioneers and Trickham, Texas Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 3, 2016
2. Unknown Pioneers and Trickham, Texas Markers
Both markers are on the right (south) side of the dirt road
 Trickham, TX. From the Texas State Historical Associationís “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on May 11, 2016.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
View to South on Farm-to-Market Road 1176 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 3, 2016
3. View to South on Farm-to-Market Road 1176
Trickham, Texas marker is left (east) of FM 1176
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 11, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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