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

Clickable Map of Hall 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> Hall County, TX (14) Briscoe County, TX (24) Childress County, TX (9) Collingsworth County, TX (15) Cottle County, TX (10) Donley County, TX (32) Motley County, TX (16)  HallCounty(14) Hall County (14)  BriscoeCounty(24) Briscoe County (24)  ChildressCounty(9) Childress County (9)  CollingsworthCounty(15) Collingsworth County (15)  CottleCounty(10) Cottle County (10)  DonleyCounty(32) Donley County (32)  MotleyCounty(16) Motley County (16)
Memphis is the county seat for Hall County
Adjacent to Hall County, Texas
      Briscoe County (24)  
      Childress County (9)  
      Collingsworth County (15)  
      Cottle County (10)  
      Donley County (32)  
      Motley County (16)  
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1 Texas, Hall County, Memphis — 1843 — First Presbyterian Church of Memphis
Established in 1890 under the leadership of the Rev. A. W. Rogers, this church began with thirteen members. This sanctuary, the second for the congregation, was completed in 1911, during the pastorate of the Rev. Dr. R. T. Caldwell. Built by member . . . Map (db m100105) HM
2 Texas, Hall County, Memphis — 2336 — Hall County
Formed from Young and Bexar Territories Created   •   Organized August 21, 1876 • June 23, 1890 Named in honor of Warren D.C. Hall 1788 – 1867 Member of The San Felipe Convention in 1832 Second in Command of . . . Map (db m96346) HM
3 Texas, Hall County, Memphis — 2337 — Hall County Courthouse
In 1876, the Texas Legislature created Hall County, which organized in 1890 with Memphis as county seat. Two courthouses - a frame building facing the town square (1890-93) and a two-story brick building on this site (1893-1922) - preceded the . . . Map (db m100106) HM
4 Texas, Hall County, Memphis — 17574 — Newlin Cemetery
(Two markers identify this Historic Texas Cemetery.) Established 1904 Historic Texas Cemetery Marker is property of the State of Texas Newlin Cemetery A Texas Historical Cemetery Settlement of this area of Hall . . . Map (db m100121) HM
5 Texas, Hall County, Memphis — 17892 — Old Fairview Cemetery
Memphis' oldest burial ground is the final resting place for many pioneer families and prominent community members. J.C. Montgomery, “Father of Memphis,” is buried in the oldest section. The cemetery started a few months before Memphis . . . Map (db m100107) HM
6 Texas, Hall County, Memphis — 46 — Quanah Parker TrailTexas Plains Trail Region
Quanah Parker and Comanches used Field's Crossing over Prairie Dog Town Fork of Red River by Memphis Arrow sculptor: Charles A. SmithMap (db m152658) HM
7 Texas, Hall County, Turkey — 22562 — 1928 Phillips 66 Service Station
The community of Turkey, settled in the 1890s, went through a period of rapid economic growth in the mid-1920s. The city benefited from its location on branches of two early automobile roads: the regional Ozark Trail and the Coast-to-Coast Bankhead . . . Map (db m200496) HM
8 Texas, Hall County, Turkey — Bob Wills
This is an eight sided monument (on first side) Bob Wills (on second side) King of Western Swing (on third side) James Robert (Bob) Wills, born March 6 1905, Grosebeck Texas, first born child of John T. and Emma Foley Wills, brothers . . . Map (db m100060) HM
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9 Texas, Hall County, Turkey — 1773 — First Methodist Church of Turkey
The Rev. J. D. Terry and seven charter members organized the Elizabeth Methodist Episcopal Church, South, on September 8, 1891, at the home of W. M. & Elizabeth Cooper. Worship services were held in homes and in the nearby Wolf Flat Community . . . Map (db m100103) HM
10 Texas, Hall County, Turkey — 2575 — Hotel Turkey
Built in 1927 to provide lodging for railroad travelers, salesmen, and ranchers who came to town on business, the Hotel Turkey also served as a symbol of the growth business leaders hoped would characterize the young railroad settlement. The hotel . . . Map (db m151699) HM
11 Texas, Hall County, Turkey — 45 — Quanah Parker TrailTexas Plains Trail Region
Quanah camped at Deep Lake NE of Turkey & Kwahada grazed horses on Wolf Flat watered by Turkey Creek Arrow Sculptor: Charles A. SmithMap (db m200482) HM
12 Texas, Hall County, Turkey — 13818 — The Ozark Trail at Tampico
In 1913, William Hope "Coin" Harvey, who operated a resort in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas, founded the Ozark Trail Association as a private highway organization. Several Texas and New Mexico counties joined the effort, and the line went . . . Map (db m100104) HM
13 Texas, Hall County, Turkey — 5569 — Turkey High School
Turkey's school system acquired this land in 1928 for a $100,000 high school. Amarillo architect E.F. Rittenberry designed a brick structure with English Gothic details. Consolidation with several area schools caused an enrollment of 445 students in . . . Map (db m47793) HM
14 Texas, Hall County, Turkey — Turkey Texas
In Memory of Those Who Served Their Country in Time of War World War II Glen E. Barker • W. (Buster) Buchanan • Glen Chesshir • R. Dennis Coker • Everett Crow • Virgil Faust • A.V. Hendricks, Jr. • Dueford W. Holland • Raymond McGee • . . . Map (db m200501) WM
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Jun. 9, 2023