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Irion County Texas Historical Markers

 
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By Brian Anderson, November 10, 2018
Barnhart Marker
Texas (Irion County), Barnhart — 262 — Barnhart
Named for William F. Barnhart, an agent of the Kansas City, Mexico and Orient Railroad, this community was founded in 1910. During the 1920s and 1930s it was a major freighting center and considered by many the largest inland livestock shipping . . . — Map (db m126169) HM
Texas (Irion County), Mertzon — 1151 — Dove Creek Battle/Texas Civil War Indian Trouble
(Front) Dove Creek Battle On January 8, 1865 eight miles east of here Confederate troops and Texas militiamen engaged a large party of Kickapoo Indians. The Indians, formerly hostile to the South, had entered Texas without authority . . . — Map (db m126176) HM
Texas (Irion County), Mertzon — 2612 — Irion County
Created March 7, 1889 Organized April 16, 1889 Named in honor of Robert Anderson Irion 1806-1860 Came to Texas in 1833 and located at Nacogdoches Member of the first Texas Congress Secretary of State in the Cabinet of . . . — Map (db m126172) HM
Texas (Irion County), Sherwood — 4409 — Sherwood Courthouse(Built 1900-1901)
First permanent courthouse for Irion County, locally organized 1889. Replaced temporary housing in several buildings. Site was gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ripley. Contractors: Martin and Moody. Stone was quarried nearby. Courthouse was used for . . . — Map (db m126175) HM

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