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

Somervell County Texas Historical Markers

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By Brian Anderson, August 10, 2019
Dinosaur Tracks Marker
Texas (Somervell County), Glen Rose — 1226 — Dinosaur Tracks
Formed 100,000,000 years ago, tracks of 3 kinds of dinosaurs are preserved in the limestone below Paluxy River. Types include Acrocanthosaurus (a meat-eater), Camptosaurus (plant-eater who left 3-toed bird-like tracks), and Pleurocoelus (a . . . — Map (db m137798) HM
Texas (Somervell County), Glen Rose — 1781 — First National Bank
Hand hewn-native stone structure, built 1896 by A. P. Humphreys, as saloon. Lodge hall upstairs hosted dances, socials, stage shows. First National moved in, 1902, with such customers as Col. Charles Goodnight, trail-blazing cattleman. . . . — Map (db m137838) HM
Texas (Somervell County), Glen Rose — 4977 — Somervell County
Named for Alexander Somervell (1796-1854), native of Maryland, veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto, Secretary of War under Texas President David G. Burnet; commanded the 1842 Somervell Expedition seeking to end Mexican invasions of Texas Republic. . . . — Map (db m137836) HM

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