“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 Knox County, Texas

Clickable Map of Knox 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> Knox County, TX (9) Baylor County, TX (7) Foard County, TX (12) Haskell County, TX (6) King County, TX (2) Stonewall County, TX (9) Throckmorton County, TX (11)  KnoxCounty(9) Knox County (9)  BaylorCounty(7) Baylor County (7)  FoardCounty(12) Foard County (12)  HaskellCounty(6) Haskell County (6)  KingCounty(2) King County (2)  StonewallCounty(9) Stonewall County (9)  ThrockmortonCounty(11) Throckmorton County (11)
Benjamin is the county seat for Knox County
Adjacent to Knox County, Texas
      Baylor County (7)  
      Foard County (12)  
      Haskell County (6)  
      King County (2)  
      Stonewall County (9)  
      Throckmorton County (11)  
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1 Texas, Knox County, Benjamin — 1865 — First Settlement in Knox County / L – Ranch
First Settlement in Knox County Hilory G. Bedford, Founder R.P. Dimmitt • Rufus Browder • G.B. Stewart • L.W. Ricketts • J.W. Hinton • S.T. Cooper • T.G. Stewart • Ed W. Bedford • H.L. Hayes • A.E. Brannin • R.D. Goree • H.C. Thompson . . . Map (db m81301) HM
2 Texas, Knox County, Benjamin — 2970 — Knox County
Formed from Young and Bexar Territories Created February 1, 1858 Recreated August 21, 1876 Organized March 20, 1886 Named in honor of General Henry Knox 1759–1806 Major General of the Continental Army, 1781 . . . Map (db m81302) HM
3 Texas, Knox County, Benjamin — 3871 — Original Old Rock Courthouse Cornerstone
. . . Map (db m81300) HM
4 Texas, Knox County, Benjamin — 12681 — Pleasant C. Sams(1845 - 1921) — Texas Business Pioneer —
In 1850's came to Texas from Arkansas. At 16, on outbreak of Civil War, was left in charge of family mills, instructed by his father to give entire flour output to widows of Confederates. In 1862, captured in Missouri, as he went through enemy . . . Map (db m105082) HM
5 Texas, Knox County, Benjamin — Quanah Parker TrailTexas Plains Trail Region
Comanches, Kiowas & Apaches used a well-marked trail over “The Narrows” that US 82/SH 114 follows today Arrow Sculptor: Charles A. Smith Map (db m105084) HM
6 Texas, Knox County, Benjamin — 5385 — The Narrows
This crest separates the drainage basins of the Wichita River, whose waters flow into the Mississippi, and the Brazos River, which winds through Texas to the Gulf of Mexico. Known as good hunting grounds because of buffalo grass, fresh . . . Map (db m52150) HM
7 Texas, Knox County, Knox City — 18073 — Brazos River Bridge
This bridge was constructed in 1938-39 to replace a 1901 bridge and provide a crossing over the Brazos River. Located on State Highway 6 (originally State Highway 16 and later State Highway 283) south of Benjamin, the bridge links the Knox County . . . Map (db m105085) HM
8 Texas, Knox County, Knox City — 1699 — First Christian Church
Organized 1907 under Sam Anderson, board chairman. Schoolhouse used for services until 1909, when his church was built. W.C. Wright was called as the first minister. Oldest church building in city continuously in use. Recorded Texas Historic . . . Map (db m200406) HM
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9 Texas, Knox County, Munday — 12004 — Sunset Consolidated Rural School District
The Gillespie School District No. 7 was formed in 1891; League District No. 12 organized in 1906. Prairie View District No. 24 was created in 1910 and Jungman District No. 26 in 1923. These four were among eleven Knox County school districts whose . . . Map (db m200404) HM
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Dec. 5, 2023