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Glasscock County Texas Historical Markers

 
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By Cosmos Mariner, June 8, 2013
Glasscock County Marker (wide view; showing adjacent, related marker)
Texas (Glasscock County), Garden City — 2187 — Glasscock County
Created in 1887. Organized 1893, with Garden City county seat. Named for George W. Glasscock (1810-68), flatboating partner of Abraham Lincoln in Illinois. Came to Texas 1834 and fought 1835-36 in the War for Independence from Mexico. Built . . . — Map (db m115861) HM
Texas (Glasscock County), Garden City — 2188 — Glasscock County Courthouse and Jail
On May 9, 1893, a little over one month from the date of Glasscock County's formal organization, the first county commissioner's court issued bonds to erect a combination courthouse/jail building. L. T. Noyes of Houston, with the assistance of . . . — Map (db m115862) HM

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