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

Town of Trickham

 
 
Town of Trickham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 3, 2016
1. Town of Trickham Marker
Inscription. Oldest town in county; founded about 1855 as a cowboy trading post for ranching activities of cattle baron John Chisum. During 1860-1890, it was a boisterous community at a crossroads of cattle trails. Because of notorious jokes played at local general store, “Trick ‘em” was suggested for name of post office here.
 
Erected 1969 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5557.)
 
Location. 31° 35.272′ N, 99° 13.863′ W. Marker is in Trickham, Texas, in Coleman County. Marker is at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 1176 and County Road 218, on the right when traveling south on Road 1176. Touch for map. 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. Mr. and Mrs. W.P. Williams (here, next to this marker); Trickham, Texas (within shouting distance of this marker); Unknown Pioneers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Route of Old Military Road (approx. 10 miles away); John R. Banister (approx. 11.2 miles away); Emma Daugherty Banister
Mr. and Mrs. W.P. Williams and Town of Trickham Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 3, 2016
2. Mr. and Mrs. W.P. Williams and Town of Trickham Markers
View to southwest from Farm-to-Market Road 1176
(approx. 11.2 miles away); Santa Anna Cemetery (approx. 11.3 miles away); Shields Cemetery (approx. 11.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trickham.
 
Also see . . .  Trickham, TX. From the Texas State Historical Association’s 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
Markers at curve in road
Trickham Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 3, 2016
4. Trickham Cemetery
Cemetery is located 1/4 mile northwest of the marker
 
 
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 136 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 11, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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