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

Knox County Texas Historical Markers

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By Duane Hall, March 7, 2015
L – Ranch Marker
Texas (Knox County), Benjamin — 1865 — First Settlement in Knox County / L – Ranch
First Settlement in Knox County Hilory G. Bedford, Founder R.P. Dimmitt • Rufus Browder • G.B. Stewart • L.W. Ricketts • J.W. Hinton • S.T. Cooper • T.G. Stewart • Ed W. Bedford • H.L. Hayes • A.E. Brannin • R.D. Goree • H.C. Thompson . . . — Map (db m81301) HM
Texas (Knox County), Benjamin — 2970 — Knox County
Formed from Young and Bexar Territories Created February 1, 1858 Recreated August 21, 1876 Organized March 20, 1886 Named in honor of General Henry Knox 1759–1806 Major General of the Continental Army, 1781 . . . — Map (db m81302) HM
Texas (Knox County), Benjamin — 3871 — Original Old Rock Courthouse Cornerstone
     Erected in Benjamin in 1891, when the officials of Knox County were: W.H. Benedict, T.P. Reeder, J.A. Spinks, G.B. Stewart. Commissioners T.D. Isbell – Sheriff.      Rock structure replacing wooden courthouse of 1886, was . . . — Map (db m81300) HM
Texas (Knox County), Benjamin — 12681 — Pleasant C. Sams(1845 - 1921) — Texas Business Pioneer —
In 1850's came to Texas from Arkansas. At 16, on outbreak of Civil War, was left in charge of family mills, instructed by his father to give entire flour output to widows of Confederates. In 1862, captured in Missouri, as he went through enemy . . . — Map (db m105082) HM
Texas (Knox County), Benjamin — Quanah Parker TrailTexas Plains Trail Region
Comanches, Kiowas & Apaches used a well-marked trail over “The Narrows” that US 82/SH 114 follows today Arrow Sculptor: Charles A. Smith — Map (db m105084) HM
Texas (Knox County), Benjamin — 5385 — The Narrows
This crest separates the drainage basins of the Wichita River, whose waters flow into the Mississippi, and the Brazos River, which winds through Texas to the Gulf of Mexico. Known as good hunting grounds because of buffalo grass, fresh springs . . . — Map (db m52150) HM
Texas (Knox County), Knox City — 18073 — Brazos River Bridge
This bridge was constructed in 1938-39 to replace a 1901 bridge and provide a crossing over the Brazos River. Located on State Highway 6 (originally State Highway 16 and later State Highway 283) south of Benjamin, the bridge links the Knox County . . . — Map (db m105085) HM

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