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

Limestone County Texas Historical Markers

Armour Cemetery with Marker image, Touch for more information
By QuesterMark, November 28, 2015
Armour Cemetery with Marker
Texas (Limestone County), Coolidge — 15496 — Armour Cemetery
Established in 1878, this burial ground served the former community of Armour. The cemetery is located on property deeded by community founder, James Armour (d. 1896). For school, church and burial purposes. James Armour was born in 1825 in Jackson . . . — Map (db m92125) HM
Texas (Limestone County), Coolidge — 17714 — Munger Community
In 1854, Ten Labors of Land (1770 acres) were surveyed in Limestone County for Jonathan Scott. In 1872, Henry Martin Munger moved his family from Rutersville (Fayette Co.) to Mexia. There he opened a lumberyard, planing mill, flour mill, grist mill . . . — Map (db m92941) HM
Texas (Limestone County), Coolidge — 5601 — United Methodist Church of Coolidge
A pioneer church, organized in the Armour community, about two miles to the west, on April 10, 1873, when this area was still thinly-settled. Charter members were John and Caroline Askew, A. J. Moore, Leona Waddell, and George Walker. The original . . . — Map (db m92137) HM
Texas (Limestone County), Mexia — 3354 — Mexia Oil Boom
One of great free-wheeling oil booms of America -- before proration was enforced. Population in Mexia increased from 4,000 to 50,000 within days after oil discovery in 1920 at Rogers No. 1 Well, located 1.6 miles west of this marker, just off FM . . . — Map (db m145207) HM
Texas (Limestone County), Tehuacana — 5216 — Tehuacana(Te-wah-kana)
Located at one of highest points (altitude 661 ft.) between Dallas and Houston. First noted in history by Philip Nolan's trading expedition, 1797. Home in early days of Tehuacana Indians, a Wichita tribe, who engaged in farming and peaceful pursuits . . . — Map (db m92257) HM
Texas (Limestone County), Tehuacana — 12580 — Tehuacana Cemetery
This historic graveyard reflects the heritage of Tehuacana, an early Texas town founded in the 1840s by John Boyd (1796-1873). Elected from Sabine County to the First and Second Congresses of the Republic of Texas, Boyd moved to this part of the . . . — Map (db m91810) HM
Texas (Limestone County), Tehuacana — 5844 — William ReesBuilder of Old Trinity University Structure — (June 15, 1845 - July 11, 1937) —
Born in Castletown, Marshfield Parish, England, of Welsh parents. In youth spent several years as an apprentice stonemason in Liverpool, England. Came to America in 1870, and to Tehuacana in 1872. A year later he was given the contract for the . . . — Map (db m92256) HM

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