“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Cottle County Texas Historical Markers

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By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
Cottle County Marker
Texas (Cottle County), Paducah — 1074 — Cottle County
Created in 1876, organized in 1892, in area where the Pease and Little Wichita Rivers break level terrain. Named for George Washington Cottle (1798-1836), an 1832 settler in DeWitt's Colony, who after fighting in 1835 Battle of Gonzales entered the . . . — Map (db m104855) HM
Texas (Cottle County), Paducah — 13447 — Cottle County Courthouse
The Texas Legislature created Cottle County in 1876 and named it for George Washington Cottle, who died defending the Alamo forty years earlier. Stage routes connected early ranches, including the OX, SMS, and Matador, to established towns in other . . . — Map (db m104852) HM
Texas (Cottle County), Paducah — 15340 — Garden of Memories CemeteryHistoric Texas Cemetery
This cemetery dates to the early days of Cottle County, which was formally organized in 1892. The oldest marked grave, that of infant Cyrenia Rickard, dates to the same year. In 1906, the Paducah Ladies Cemetery Association began raising money to . . . — Map (db m104856) HM
Texas (Cottle County), Paducah — 2194 — Gober-Barron-Williford House
Late Victorian structure, has fine glass and gingerbread trim. Built 1896 and lived in by first (1892-1898) Cottle County Sheriff, Joe L. Gober. At that time, many townspeople lived in dugouts. Building materials had to be hauled from railroad towns . . . — Map (db m104850) HM
Texas (Cottle County), Paducah — Quanah Parker TrailTexas Plains Trail Region
Quanah's tie to Paducah: Cousin Charlie Hart – chore boy, trusted friend & Burnetts' Ranch manager Arrow Sculptor: Charles A. Smith — Map (db m104853) HM
Texas (Cottle County), Paducah — 5346 — The Gray and The Blue
Into the western part of Texas about 1885 came Civil War veterans of the Gray and the Blue, to tame the wilderness. They grazed cattle where drought parched the grass. Lived in dugouts. Found daily existence a siege that reminded them of war . . . — Map (db m104851) HM

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