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By Brian Anderson, November 21, 2018
First Presbyterian Church
Texas (Lee County), Giddings — 8150 — First Presbyterian Church
Founded 1876, with thirteen charter members, under the direction of Rev. H. B. Burr and Rev. R. H. Byers. Edifice designed and built in 1886 by the ruling elder, Frank Morris. Annex constructed in 1952. Oldest church building in Giddings in . . . — Map (db m126748) HM
Texas (Lee County), Giddings — 8151 — Fletcher Home
Built by August W. Schubert, 1879. Bought 1894 by Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod, to house a ministerial college, which closed prior to 1900. Sold to Baylis J. Fletcher, Lee County Treasurer and legislator. Presently owned by the Fletcher family. . . . — Map (db m126747) HM
Texas (Lee County), Giddings — 8164 — General Robert E. Lee / Colonel Robert E. LeeCounty named for beloved Confederate General Robert E. Lee — Colonel Robert E. Lee In Texas 1857-1861
(front) County named for beloved Confederate General Robert E. Lee Led army of Northern Virginia which included famed Hood's Texas Brigade. He said about them "I never ordered that brigade to hold a position that they did not . . . — Map (db m126750) HM
Texas (Lee County), Giddings — 8154 — James Goucher
In this grave rests James Goucher and five members of his family murdered by Indians November 26, 1836. With the true pioneering spirit he had opened the first road from San Felipe to the settlements on the Colorado, known for many years as . . . — Map (db m84810) HM
Texas (Lee County), Giddings — 8165 — Lee County
Located on Old San Antonio Road, on land surveyed in 1821 as part of the original colony of Moses and Stephen F. Austin. In 1854 became site of major settlement by Wend from northern Europe, led by Pastor Johann Kilian. Had only school . . . — Map (db m111932) HM
Texas (Lee County), Giddings — 8166 — Lee County Courthouse
Designed by J. R. Gordon along lines similar to New York State Capitol and several buildings at Harvard University. Classified as Richardsonian Romanesque style, after the famous Louisiana-born architect Henry H. Richardson. Built by . . . — Map (db m111930) HM
Texas (Lee County), Giddings — 8180 — Milton Garrett York, Sr.
Milton Garrett York was born in East Texas (San Augustine County) on Sept. 5, 1843. After the death of his parents, Aaron and Ruth (Lucas) York, he went to live with an uncle in Arkansas. Milton returned to Texas about 1860 and briefly taught school . . . — Map (db m126746) HM
Texas (Lee County), Giddings — 16066 — Serbin
Here in 1854 under the leadership of Rev. John Kilian Ev. Lutheran pastor about 600 Wends seeking religious liberty established the first Wendish settlement in Texas — Map (db m84606) HM
Texas (Lee County), Giddings — 8176 — Serbin
Trilingual (Wendish-German-English) community founded 1854 by 588 Wends under leadership of the Rev. John Kilian. The Rev. Kilian (Evangelical Lutheran) named place Serbin because the Wends were descendants of Serbs. A thriving town 1865-1890; . . . — Map (db m84607) HM

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