Created February 1, 1858
Recreated August 21, 1876
Organized January 13, 1885
Named in Honor of
Charles Ready Haskell, 1817-1836
A Tennesseean who was shot with
Fannin in the Massacre at Goliad
Haskell, the County Seat
. . . — — Map (db m82083) HM
Lest We Forget
In Memory of Those Who Gave Their Lives in All Wars
Haskell County Veterans who gave their life for our Country
Smith Allen • James F. Alley • Elbert P. Alvis • Alton Lyndell Anderson • Melvin D. Andress • Troy E. . . . — — Map (db m82058) WM
Belgian native Victor Joseph Josselet (1846-1946) joined his brothers, Felix and Paul, in immigrating to the United States in 1873. After working as coal miners in Chicago, they purchased a small farm in Sherman (Grayson Co.). While in Sherman, . . . — — Map (db m82081) HM
This Tejas Pecan tree, to be called “The Liberty Tree”, was presented to Haskell City - County in commemoration of the American Revolution of Bicentennial by the Texas Forest Service in Jan. 1976. — — Map (db m82082) WM
Just to the north (1874 - 1900) ran the Mackenzie Trail.
Over a million buffalo hides hauled east, route settlers west.
Main trail between T.P.-F.W. & D’rrys.
Tonkawa Indians guided Mackenzie to defeat Comanches in Tule Canyon, . . . — — Map (db m82078) HM