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Titus County Texas Historical Markers

 
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By Mark Hilton, June 25, 2018
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Texas (Titus County), Mount Pleasant — 13068 — Caddo Indian Communities in the Cypress Creek Drainage
Comprised of various groups with distinct dialects and customs, the people known today as the Caddo once occupied a region that included parts of present Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas as early as A.D. 800. By the 16th century, the Caddo . . . — Map (db m119348) HM
Texas (Titus County), Mount Pleasant — 11173 — Dellwood Park
Before 1830, Caddo Indians had campgrounds here around mineral springs flowing red, white, and blue waters. First home at future Mount Pleasant was built here in 1830s by Benjamin Gooch. A health-recreational resort by 1895, springs area was . . . — Map (db m120024) HM
Texas (Titus County), Mount Pleasant — 11175 — First Presbyterian Church of Mt. Pleasant
This church was organized by the Rev. William Waldo Brimm (b. 1837), an early area evangelist, on Aug. 14, 1881. Two years later the congregation bought the land at this site and soon after began constructing a white frame church building. Despite . . . — Map (db m120027) HM
Texas (Titus County), Mount Pleasant — 15976 — Henry Clay Thruston(May 5, 1830 - July 2, 1909)
Estimated to be between seven feet one inch and eight feet tall, Henry Clay Thruston became known nationally and internationally for his height. Born in South Carolina (Greenville Co.), Thruston wed Mary B. Thruston, a cousin, in 1833; they had two . . . — Map (db m120028) HM
Texas (Titus County), Mount Pleasant — 11185 — Titus County C.S.A.
Created and organized in 1846. Named for pioneer resident Andrew Jackson Titus (1814-1855), who opened county's first road, to river port in Jefferson. Until after the Civil War, Titus County also included areas of present-day Franklin and . . . — Map (db m120025) HM
Texas (Titus County), Mount Pleasant — Titus County Confederate Monument
North face: CSA 1861    1865 Confederate Soldiers To the heroes of 1861 – 1865 Not dead, but living in deeds, such lives aspire. East face: As long as honor or courage is cherished, the deeds of . . . — Map (db m120488) WM

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