“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Cass County, Texas

Clickable Map of Cass County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Cass County, TX (12) Bowie County, TX (18) Marion County, TX (51) Morris County, TX (18) Miller County, AR (5) Caddo Parish, LA (166)  CassCounty(12) Cass County (12)  BowieCounty(18) Bowie County (18)  MarionCounty(51) Marion County (51)  MorrisCounty(18) Morris County (18)  MillerCountyArkansas(5) Miller County (5)  CaddoParishLouisiana(166) Caddo Parish (166)
Linden is the county seat for Cass County
Adjacent to Cass County, Texas
      Bowie County (18)  
      Marion County (51)  
      Morris County (18)  
      Miller County, Arkansas (5)  
      Caddo Parish, Louisiana (166)  
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1 Texas, Cass County, Antioch — 11792 — Old Liberty Cemetery and Site of Enon Primitive Baptist Church
Enon Primitive Baptist Church was organized near Old Havana on June 7, 1845. Like many new churches of its day, this one met in members' homes, schools, and brush arbors. In 1861, Anderson Miles deeded four acres of land on this site to church . . . Map (db m218694) HM
2 Texas, Cass County, Atlanta — Atlanta Veterans Memorial
Lest we forget Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women who gave their lives for freedom and in honor of all who served our nation in uniform in its times of need to preserve and protect our American way of life Erected by . . . Map (db m164449) WM
3 Texas, Cass County, Atlanta — 12597 — Bessie Coleman(1892-1926)
The tenth of 13 children born to tenant farmers Susan and George Coleman, famed aviatrix Bessie Coleman was a native of Atlanta, Texas. The family moved to Waxahachie when Bessie was two years old. She followed her brothers to Chicago in 1915 and . . . Map (db m13782) HM
4 Texas, Cass County, Atlanta — 9824 — Law's ChapelMethodist Church
First Protestant Church in area. Founded in 1853 by George Law and wife Martha, pioneers from Georgia. Members first worshipped under a brush arbor, then in a log structure. In 1859 joined Methodist Conference. Began present building 1869. . . . Map (db m160773) HM
5 Texas, Cass County, Atlanta — 17466 — Laws Chapel Cemetery
Originally a family cemetery, this burial ground began upon the death of Henry G. Law (1813-1854), son of George and Martha McDonald Law, who died shortly after the family moved here from Georgia. The site eventually became a community cemetery . . . Map (db m160774) HM
6 Texas, Cass County, Hughes Springs — 9813 — Chalybeate Springs(Pronounced "Ka lib e ate")
Discovered in 1839 by brothers Reece and Robert Hughes (from Alabama) while looking for pirate gold. Springs derive name from iron salts in water. In 1847 Reece Hughes (1811-1893), wealthy planter who later built iron foundry, started the first town . . . Map (db m232768) HM
7 Texas, Cass County, Hughes Springs — 9834 — Trammel's Trace
Entered Cass County at Epperson's Ferry. Continued south and west in an arc, passing through Chalybeate Springs (Hughes Springs). This 1813 pioneer trail originated in St. Louis and linked the "Southwest Trail" with the King's Highway to Mexico. It . . . Map (db m232767) HM
8 Texas, Cass County, Jefferson — 9833 — Dr. M.D.K. TaylorTexas Confederate Legislator — (1818 - 1897) —
Alabama physician. Came to Texas, 1847. Served Cass County in Texas House and Senate for 24 years. Was called the Ablest Parliamentarian of his time. Served as one of the Speakers of Texas House of Representatives in critical Civil War years, . . . Map (db m160772) HM
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9 Texas, Cass County, Linden — 9812 — Cass County Courthouse
Dating from before the Civil War, this is Texas oldest courthouse in active service. Plans to build the courthouse were adopted in September 1859, with contracts finalized in December. Enslaved workmen under J.T. Veal dug clay, and hand-formed . . . Map (db m218614) HM
10 Texas, Cass County, Marietta — 9820 — John Robin Heard Cemetery
Land for this one-acre family cemetery (3.5 Mi. S) was donated by John Robin Heard (1794-1866) who came to Texas in 1853 and founded the nearby town of Cussetta. First burial occurred in 1861 after the death of Cornelius Floyd (b.1859), Heard’s . . . Map (db m128253) HM
11 Texas, Cass County, New Colony — 9811 — Cass County
Formed from Bowie County land. Created April 25, 1846; organized July 13, 1846. Named in honor of Gen. Lewis Cass (1782-1866). United States soldier and statesman, a strong advocate of annexation of Texas. Important river port city of . . . Map (db m159846) HM
12 Texas, Cass County, Queen City — 9827 — Mathews - Powell House
Victorian residence built 1878 by William Franklin Mathews (1840-1900) and wife Harriet India Sharp. Mathews, a Confederate veteran and farmer, moved to Queen City when it was founded (1877) and became a successful merchant. Briefly owned by various . . . Map (db m218616) HM
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Sep. 28, 2023