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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Lee County, Texas
Adjacent to Lee County, Texas
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|Great thoroughfare of early Texas. Following ancient Indian and buffalo paths, sometimes on same course as 1691 "Trail of the Padres", stretches 1,000 miles from Saltillo, Mexico, to present Louisiana. Highway for explorers, traders, smugglers, . . . — — Map (db m135737) HM|
|The La Grange Baptist District Association of Texas was organized in 1874. That same year, land was purchased in Giddings for a church that had recently been organized in a private home. A church building was soon erected, located south of the . . . — — Map (db m151372) HM|
| County seat of Lee County. Named for Jabez D. Giddings (1814-78), of Washington County, one of four brothers from Pennsylvania who were Texas transportation pioneers and business leaders.
The town was established as a shipping point when . . . — — Map (db m150321) HM|
| Founded 1872. In 1873 had 16 members, with J. Budd as pastor. First building (1881) was west of present site.
Pastors serving 10 to 15 years in church's century of growth to 300 members: Q. T. Simpson, W. W. Burr, Peter DeYoung, H. L. . . . — — Map (db m150322) HM|
| 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|
| 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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|This congregation was organized in 1870 by ex-slaves Bob Bennett, James Collier, Andrew Jackson, Elijah Lewis, Alfred Williams, Steve Williams, Henry Wilson, and their families. They worshiped first in a residence provided by Alford Williams, then . . . — — Map (db m151371) HM|
|With the assistance of pastors from neighboring communities, a Lutheran congregation was organized to serve the Lincoln community in April 1886. The Rev. Th. Wolfram arrived in 1887 to serve as St. John's first resident pastor. Ministers in the . . . — — Map (db m135701) HM|