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

Clickable Map of Cottle 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> Cottle County, TX (10) Childress County, TX (9) Dickens County, TX (9) Foard County, TX (12) Hall County, TX (14) Hardeman County, TX (15) King County, TX (2) Motley County, TX (16)  CottleCounty(10) Cottle County (10)  ChildressCounty(9) Childress County (9)  DickensCounty(9) Dickens County (9)  FoardCounty(12) Foard County (12)  HallCounty(14) Hall County (14)  HardemanCounty(15) Hardeman County (15)  KingCounty(2) King County (2)  MotleyCounty(16) Motley County (16)
Paducah is the county seat for Cottle County
Adjacent to Cottle County, Texas
      Childress County (9)  
      Dickens County (9)  
      Foard County (12)  
      Hall County (14)  
      Hardeman County (15)  
      King County (2)  
      Motley County (16)  
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1 Texas, Cottle County, Paducah — 13813 — Cee Vee Cemetery
The Cee Vee community dates to 1926, with earlier ties to cattlemen Clairborne Varner and Charles Goodnight, who grazed herds in the area using the C V brand. As ranchland gave way to family farms, the community that developed here soon boasted a . . . Map (db m155164) HM
2 Texas, Cottle County, Paducah — 798 — Chalk
Drought conditions in the early 1900s prompted local rancher W. Q. Richards in 1903-04 to subdivide land in this area into small farms complete with water wells. A farming community known as "Richards Colony" or "Dutch Colony" developed here. In . . . Map (db m155163) HM
3 Texas, Cottle County, Paducah — 1074 — Cottle County Reported missing
Created in 1876, organized in 1892, in area where the Pease and Little Wichita Rivers break level terrain. Named for George Washington Cottle (1798-1836), an 1832 settler in DeWitt's Colony, who after fighting in 1835 Battle of Gonzales entered the . . . Map (db m104855) HM
4 Texas, Cottle County, Paducah — 13447 — Cottle County Courthouse
The Texas Legislature created Cottle County in 1876 and named it for George Washington Cottle, who died defending the Alamo forty years earlier. Stage routes connected early ranches, including the OX, SMS, and Matador, to established towns in . . . Map (db m104852) HM
5 Texas, Cottle County, Paducah — 616 — CV Ranch and Cee Vee Community
The CV cattle brand was first registered in 1850 in McLennan County by Claiborne Varner. In 1856 his brother in law, J. Wes Sheek, and Sheek's stepbrother Charles Goodnight took the CV herd westward. Sheek bought Goodnight's portion of the herd in . . . Map (db m155167) HM
6 Texas, Cottle County, Paducah — 1480 — Emmett MartinSon of trapper J. A. Martin.
In 1898, at the age of ten, Emmett was sent to his home in Shinnery settlement to remain overnight and return the next day with provisions for his father's trapping camp, ten miles south. While returning to the camp, he was caught in a blizzard, . . . Map (db m155162) HM
7 Texas, Cottle County, Paducah — 15340 — Garden of Memories CemeteryHistoric Texas Cemetery
This cemetery dates to the early days of Cottle County, which was formally organized in 1892. The oldest marked grave, that of infant Cyrenia Rickard, dates to the same year. In 1906, the Paducah Ladies Cemetery Association began raising money to . . . Map (db m104856) HM
8 Texas, Cottle County, Paducah — 2194 — Gober-Barron-Williford House
Late Victorian structure, has fine glass and gingerbread trim. Built 1896 and lived in by first (1892-1898) Cottle County Sheriff, Joe L. Gober. At that time, many townspeople lived in dugouts. Building materials had to be hauled from railroad towns . . . Map (db m104850) HM
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9 Texas, Cottle County, Paducah — 7 — Quanah Parker TrailTexas Plains Trail Region
Quanah's tie to Paducah: cousin Charlie Hart – chore boy, trusted friend & Burnetts' Ranch manager Arrow sculptor: Charles A. SmithMap (db m155161) HM
10 Texas, Cottle County, Paducah — 5346 — The Gray and The Blue
Into the western part of Texas about 1885 came Civil War veterans of the Gray and the Blue, to tame the wilderness. They grazed cattle where drought parched the grass. Lived in dugouts. Found daily existence a siege that reminded them of war . . . Map (db m104851) HM
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May. 31, 2023