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Johnson County Texas Historical Markers

Johnson County Courthouse and Cleburne Town Square Marker image, Touch for more information
By QuesterMark, March 16, 2014
Johnson County Courthouse and Cleburne Town Square Marker
Texas (Johnson County), Cleburne — 915 — Cleburne Town Square
Traces its beginning to 1854 when first house, a log cabin, was built here near a good spring. County seat was bodily moved by wagon to this place (then called Camp Henderson) in 1867, and renamed to honor Patrick Cleburne, a Confederate . . . — Map (db m73239) HM
Texas (Johnson County), Cleburne — 2837 — Colonel Middleton T. Johnson
County named for Texas Confederate Colonel Middleton T. Johnson 1810-1866 South Carolinian; Legislator Alabama came to Texas 1840. Member Republic of Texas Congress. Cavalryman in U.S. War with Mexico. Texas Ranger surveyor of early . . . — Map (db m54826) HM
Texas (Johnson County), Cleburne — 2837 — General Patrick R. Cleburne
City named for Confederate General Patrick R. Cleburne 1828-1864 Born near Cork, Ireland came to U.S. 1849. Drug clerk in Ohio, became lawyer in Arkansas. Recruited 1st Arkansas Regt. for Confederacy. Elected colonel. Promoted brigadier . . . — Map (db m54825) HM
Texas (Johnson County), Cleburne — 2831 — Johnson County Courthouse
Organized in 1854, Johnson County located its seat of government to Wardville and in Buchanan before moving in 1867 to Camp Henderson, which later became Cleburne. The Buchanan courthouse was moved to the new county seat and used until 1869, when . . . — Map (db m73143) HM
Texas (Johnson County), Godley — 1633 — First Baptist Church of Godley
Originally known as Bethany Baptist Church, this congregation was organized in the spring of 1878 at the home of J.P. Vickers, about four miles from what is now the town of Godley. In 1880, during the pastorate of the Rev. S.E. Brook, the new church . . . — Map (db m84828) HM

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