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

King County Texas Historical Markers

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By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
King County Marker
Texas (King County), Guthrie — 2944 — King County
Created Aug. 21, 1876, from Bexar County, whose diamond-shaped boundaries extended from the Rio Grande to the Panhandle to El Paso. Named for William King, who died at the Alamo. Chief industry, ranching, is reflected in its famous cattle brands: . . . — Map (db m105091) HM
Texas (King County), Guthrie — 2945 — King County Courthouse
Created in 1876, King County organized in 1891. Its first courthouse, a two-story frame structure, was destroyed in 1905 by a tornado. The next house of justice, built of sandstone, burned in 1914. That same year, the county hired Fort Worth . . . — Map (db m105089) HM

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Jun. 4, 2020