“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Marshall, Texas

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Location of Marshall, Texas
    Harrison County (23)
    Gregg County (76)
    Marion County (40)
    Panola County (15)
    Rusk County (5)
    Upshur County (25)
    Caddo Parish, Louisiana (128)
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1Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — 10166 — General Elkanah Greer / Knights of the Golden Circle
(front) Home Town of Texas Confederate General Elkanah Greer (1825-1877) Born Tennessee. Fought Mexican War. Came to Texas 1848. Commissioned colonel and raised 3rd Texas Cavalry. Attached to Ross' Texas Brigade. Fought at . . . Map (db m110890) HM WM
2Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — 10164 — Ginocchio Hotel and Restaurant
Italian-born Charles Ginocchio arrived in Marshall in 1871. He owned several properties near the T & P Railroad Depot, including the site of a notorious 1879 shooting that left Maurice Barrymore wounded and fellow actor Ben Porter Dead. In 1893-96 . . . Map (db m110872) HM
3Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — 10163 — Ginocchio-Cook-Pedison House
Italian – American business leader Charles Ginocchio (1844-98) and wife Roxana settled in Marshal in 1871; built this home, 1886. Architect: C.G. Lancaster, designer of County Courthouse. In Ginocchio household was a nephew, George J. . . . Map (db m110906) HM
4Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — 10143 — Governor Edward Clark
(front) Home Town Texas First Confederate Governor Edward Clark (1815-1880) Son of a Georgia governor. Came here in 1842. Member Annexation Convention, 1st and 2nd Texas Legislatures. Participant Mexican War. Secretary of . . . Map (db m110895) HM WM
5Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — 10176 — Harrison County
The original inhabitants of this area were the Caddo Indians. Anglo settlers, mostly from the southern U.S., began arriving in the 1830’s. Many obtained Mexican land grants in 1835, and population increased following Texas Independence in 1836. The . . . Map (db m110883) HM
6Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — 10175 — Harrison County
Formed from Shelby County Created January 28, 1839 Organized June 12, 1842 Named in honor of Jonas Harrison A pioneer statesman of New Jersey who came to Texas in 1820 A member of the First Convention of . . . Map (db m119552) HM
7Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — Historic Roadside Park
The picnic area on US 80 in Harrison County is an early roadside park developed by the Texas Highway Department -- now Texas Department of Transportation. Constructed in the early 1940's, this park features stone masonry picnic features and entry . . . Map (db m120293) HM
8Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — 10215 — James Harper Starr
(front) Home Town of Texas Confederate James Harper Starr 1809 - 1890 Connecticut-born. Came to Texas 1837. A doctor in Nacogdoches. Secretary of the Treasury and Army Surgeon, Republic of Texas. At start of Civil War . . . Map (db m124003) HM
9Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — 10188 — Marshall
Two years after Harrison County was created by The Republic of Texas Congress in 1839, landowner Peter Whetstone offered property for a courthouse, a church, and a school in an effort to persuade county officials to locate the seat of government in . . . Map (db m110879) HM
10Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — 17804 — MarshallThe Birthplace of Boogie Woogie
According to oral tradition and documented evidence, the Boogie Woogie musical genre, with its driving, iconic left-hand rhythm, originated in the area of Marshall, Harrison County, in the early 1870s. During that decade, Marshall became the . . . Map (db m136322) HM
11Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — 10197 — Marshall-Shreveport Stagecoach Road
Before the Civil War (1861-65), the stage road was the main transportation artery between Marshall and Shreveport, providing a link with New Orleans for distant markets. Extending northeast from Marshall, the stage road paralleled the later route of . . . Map (db m122873) HM
12Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — 10174 — Sam Houston's 1857 Campaign in Marshall
On May 23, 1857, during his first Texas gubernatorial race, Sam Houston came to Marshall, the hometown of two of his most outspoken critics, Robert Lougery and Louis T. Wigfall, for a much anticipated debate against his opponent, Hardin Runnels. . . . Map (db m110930) HM
13Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — 10193 — Site of Marshall Masonic Female Institute
School originated as Female Department of Marshall University, chartered Jan. 18, 1842, by Republic of Texas. Marshall Masonic Lodge No. 22 chartered the Female Institute as a separate school in 1850. Five lodge members (including city's . . . Map (db m110929) HM
14Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — 10141 — Site of The Capitol Hotel
A 3-story brick structure built on this site in 1857 by business leader George B. Adkins (1810-76), and called “Adkins House,” ranked as a very fine hotel and served as depot for stage lines, including southern branch of Butterfield . . . Map (db m110874) HM
15Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — 10147 — Site of The Confederate Hat Factory in Marshall, C.S.A.
Texas had very few factories in 1861 when she joined the Confederate States of America and went to war on the issue of States’ Rights. Some of the manufacturing plants necessary to supply military goods were thereupon established in and around . . . Map (db m110899) HM
16Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — Telegraph Park
left side: The first telegraph office in the State of Texas was established at this location on February 14, 1854. The Texas and Red River Telegraph Company merged several times finally becoming Western Union Telegraph . . . Map (db m110885) HM
17Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — 10219 — Texas & Pacific Depot
Marshall’s first railroad was conceived as a connection to Red River Steamboat Traffic. Twenty miles of track were laid northeast to Swanson’s Landing on Caddo Lake by 1858. In 1871, the U.S. Congress authorized the Texas and Pacific Railway . . . Map (db m110873) HM
18Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — 15074 — The Allen House
Born in Alabama, the Rev. Walker Montecue Allen (1819-1899) was a Cumberland Presbyterian minister, author, and teacher. He moved to Marshall in 1876 with his wife Eliza Ann (Handly) (1829-1902) and their nine children. They erected this two-story . . . Map (db m110911) HM
19Texas (Harrison County), Marshall — 10220 — Trammel's Trace Cabin
Built before 1842. Hand-hewn logs, chinked with pipe clay. For strength has butterfly mortising on log ends and beams with tee-braces. Was part of a 2-pen dog-trot house. Moved here, 1938, by Mr. and Mrs. Hobart Key, Jr. Recorded Texas . . . Map (db m96284) HM
May. 12, 2021