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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Panola County, Texas
Adjacent to Panola County, Texas
► Harrison County (23) ► Rusk County (5) ► Shelby County (13) ► Caddo Parish, Louisiana (128) ► De Soto Parish, Louisiana (29)
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| Lorenzo H. Adams (1849-1912) came to this area from Arkansas after the Civil War. He was elected constable in 1880 and later served as Justice of the Peace and Deputy Sheriff upon the death of his daughter Georgia Anne (1871-1884), Adams donated . . . — — Map (db m160630) HM|
| 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|
| The community of Deadwood was established in the 1830s by the Adam LaGrone family. A family burial ground was begun on the LaGrone farm in 1847 when Adam LaGrone's wife Christeena, died. Adam was buried next to his wife nine years later. Although . . . — — Map (db m160632) HM|
|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|
|First Circulating Library Carthage, Texas Circa 1918 Built by Carthage Book Club Established 1907 — — Map (db m152038) HM|
|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|
| 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|
International Boundary Marker
Republic of Texas-United States
(Set April 23, 1841)
Designated by the Texas and Louisiana Sections — — Map (db m105272) HM|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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 . . . — — Map (db m104958) HM|
Harrison and Shelby Counties
Created March 30, 1846
Organized July 13, 1846
Named for an Indian word
County Seat, Pulaski, 1846
Carthage, since 1848 — — Map (db m104956) HM|
| Site of 1850 sawmill and grist mill. Settled mostly by cotton planters. Center for markets and gins. Oil development after 1900.
Named for Col. Alfred W. DeBerry (1829-1903). 28th Texas Cavalry, Dismounted Confederate Army. In 1863 – 65 . . . — — Map (db m160717) HM|
| This fellowship grew from the pioneer Bell-Fountain Baptist Church, which was organized prior to the Civil War. After a fire destroyed the Bell-Fountain Chapel in 1880, members started two separate congregations: Shady Grove and DeBerry. Land for . . . — — Map (db m160712) HM|
| This site was originally part of a tract owned by pioneer area settlers Richard and Polly Golden. They later gave it to their daughter Elizabeth and her husband Cornelius Crenshaw. Who buried a son here in the 1840s. They deeded the property to . . . — — Map (db m160760) HM|