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

Panola County Texas Historical Markers

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By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
The Central Baptist Church
Texas (Panola County), Carthage — 12563 — Central Baptist Church
Organized with 17 members on September 26, 1901, Central Baptist has been a significant part of Carthage's religious and cultural heritage through the years. Formed under the leadership of the Rev. H. E. Harris, the early congregation included . . . — Map (db m105279) HM
Texas (Panola County), Carthage — 10827 — First Christian Church of Carthage
Gospel meetings in the late 1880s brought together enough prospective members to organize the First Christian Church of Carthage. Hamilton Pollard deeded a lot to the congregation in 1890, and a building was completed the next year. When the . . . — Map (db m110933) HM
Texas (Panola County), Carthage — In Memory of Jimmy ArnoldCo G 14 Tx Cav — Confederate States Army 1848 - 1863 —
In 1862, Jimmy Arnold, a 15 year old orphan boy from Carthage, left Texas to fight in the Civil War as a member of Company G, 14th Texas Cavalry. As a line formed for the Battle of Chickamauga on Sept. 20, 1863, Jimmy had a premonition that he . . . — Map (db m105842) HM WM
Texas (Panola County), Carthage — 13056 — International Boundary Marker
In the early 1700s, France and Spain began disputing their New World international boundary that included this area; each nation claimed what is now Texas. When the U.S. purchased the Louisiana Territory from France in 1803, the boundary was still . . . — Map (db m105262) HM
Texas (Panola County), Carthage — International Boundary MarkerRepublic of Texas-United States — Historic Civil Engineering Landmark —
Historic Civil Engineering Landmark International Boundary Marker Republic of Texas-United States (Set April 23, 1841) Designated by the Texas and Louisiana SectionsMap (db m105272) HM
Texas (Panola County), Carthage — 10846 — Jim Reeves(August 30, 1924 - July 31, 1964)
Born in Galloway, James Travis Reeves played professional baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals' minor league team until an injury forced him to abandon that career. He became a radio disc jockey and formed a country western band. Joining the Grand . . . — Map (db m26550) HM
Texas (Panola County), Carthage — 10813 — Jonathan Anderson
Kentucky native Jonathan "Old Shelby" Anderson, a grandson of American Revolution veteran Bailey Anderson, settled in this area when Texas was part of Mexico. He served in the Texas Revolution and fought at the Battle of San Jacinto. In 1848 he . . . — Map (db m105277) HM
Texas (Panola County), Carthage — 10835 — Margie Neal(1875 - 1971)
A native of Panola County, Margie Elizabeth Neal began her career as a teacher in 1893. She became editor and owner of the East Texas Register newspaper in 1904. A respected educator and leader in the woman suffrage movement, she was the first woman . . . — Map (db m104958) HM
Texas (Panola County), Carthage — 10839 — Panola County
Formed from Harrison and Shelby Counties Created March 30, 1846 Organized July 13, 1846 Named for an Indian word meaning "cotton" County Seat, Pulaski, 1846 Carthage, since 1848 — Map (db m104956) HM

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