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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Panola County, Texas

Clickable Map of Panola 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> Panola County, TX (21) Harrison County, TX (87) Rusk County, TX (14) Shelby County, TX (18) Caddo Parish, LA (166) De Soto Parish, LA (47)  PanolaCounty(21) Panola County (21)  HarrisonCounty(87) Harrison County (87)  RuskCounty(14) Rusk County (14)  ShelbyCounty(18) Shelby County (18)  CaddoParishLouisiana(166) Caddo Parish (166)  DeSotoParish(47) De Soto Parish (47)
Carthage is the county seat for Panola County
Adjacent to Panola County, Texas
      Harrison County (87)  
      Rusk County (14)  
      Shelby County (18)  
      Caddo Parish, Louisiana (166)  
      De Soto Parish, Louisiana (47)  
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1 Texas, Panola County, Bethany — 10819 — Site of Bethany
A thriving town of the fifties Through it passed the Shreveport Road over which many emigrants entered TexasMap (db m208885) HM
2 Texas, Panola County, Carthage — 10811 — Adams Cemetery
Lorenzo H. Adams (1849-1912) came to this area from Arkansas after the Civil War. He was elected constable in 1880 and later served as Justice of the Peace and Deputy Sheriff upon the death of his daughter Georgia Anne (1871-1884), Adams donated . . . Map (db m160630) HM
3 Texas, Panola County, Carthage — 16352 — Carthage Book Club
In 1907, twelve area women, including Texas' first woman senator, Margie Neal, established the circulating book club. Focusing on civic and social issues in addition to literacy, the club's first major project was to raise funds for Carthage's first . . . Map (db m208879) HM
4 Texas, Panola County, Carthage — 12563 — Central Baptist Church
Organized with 17 members on September 26, 1901, Central Baptist has been a significant part of Carthage's religious and cultural heritage through the years. Formed under the leadership of the Rev. H. E. Harris, the early congregation included . . . Map (db m105279) HM
5 Texas, Panola County, Carthage — 10822 — Deadwood Cemetery
The community of Deadwood was established in the 1830s by the Adam LaGrone family. A family burial ground was begun on the LaGrone farm in 1847 when Adam LaGrone's wife Christeena, died. Adam was buried next to his wife nine years later. Although . . . Map (db m160632) HM
6 Texas, Panola County, Carthage — 10827 — First Christian Church of Carthage
Gospel meetings in the late 1880s brought together enough prospective members to organize the First Christian Church of Carthage. Hamilton Pollard deeded a lot to the congregation in 1890, and a building was completed the next year. When the . . . Map (db m110933) HM
7 Texas, Panola County, Carthage — First Public Restroom Building
First Circulating Library Carthage, Texas Circa 1918 Built by Carthage Book Club Established 1907Map (db m152038) HM
8 Texas, Panola County, Carthage — In Memory of Jimmy ArnoldCo G 14 Tx Cav — Confederate States Army 1848 - 1863 —
In 1862, Jimmy Arnold, a 15 year old orphan boy from Carthage, left Texas to fight in the Civil War as a member of Company G, 14th Texas Cavalry. As a line formed for the Battle of Chickamauga on Sept. 20, 1863, Jimmy had a premonition that he . . . Map (db m105842) HM WM
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9 Texas, Panola County, Carthage — International Boundary MarkerRepublic of Texas-United States — Historic Civil Engineering Landmark —
Historic Civil Engineering Landmark International Boundary Marker Republic of Texas-United States (Set April 23, 1841) Designated by the Texas and Louisiana SectionsMap (db m105272) HM
10 Texas, Panola County, Carthage — 13056 — International Boundary Marker
In the early 1700s, France and Spain began disputing their New World international boundary that included this area; each nation claimed what is now Texas. When the U.S. purchased the Louisiana Territory from France in 1803, the boundary was still . . . Map (db m105262) HM
11 Texas, Panola County, Carthage — 10846 — Jim Reeves(August 30, 1924 - July 31, 1964)
Born in Galloway, James Travis Reeves played professional baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals' minor league team until an injury forced him to abandon that career. He became a radio disc jockey and formed a country western band. Joining the Grand . . . Map (db m26550) HM
12 Texas, Panola County, Carthage — 10813 — Jonathan Anderson
Kentucky native Jonathan "Old Shelby" Anderson, a grandson of American Revolution veteran Bailey Anderson, settled in this area when Texas was part of Mexico. He served in the Texas Revolution and fought at the Battle of San Jacinto. In 1848 he . . . Map (db m105277) HM
13 Texas, Panola County, Carthage — 10835 — Margie Neal(1875 - 1971)
A native of Panola County, Margie Elizabeth Neal began her career as a teacher in 1893. She became editor and owner of the East Texas Register newspaper in 1904. A respected educator and leader in the woman suffrage movement, she was the first . . . Map (db m104958) HM
14 Texas, Panola County, Carthage — 10838 — Old Panola County Jail
Designed by J. N. Carnes and completed in 1891, this structure served as the Panola County Jail for sixty-two years. The two-story brick building exhibits Italianate and Romanesque style influences and features a symmetrical facade with projecting . . . Map (db m208887) HM
15 Texas, Panola County, Carthage — 10839 — Panola County
Formed from Harrison and Shelby Counties Created March 30, 1846 Organized July 13, 1846 Named for an Indian word meaning "cotton" County Seat, Pulaski, 1846 Carthage, since 1848Map (db m104956) HM
16 Texas, Panola County, Carthage — 10840 — The Panola Watchman
Tom M. Bowers (1837-1916) printed the first issue of the Watchman on July 2, 1873. He had published the Carthage Banner here from 1859 until he left about 1861 to serve in the Confederate army. Type was handset, and news items came from other . . . Map (db m208880) HM
17 Texas, Panola County, Carthage — 10845 — The Respess Family and Respess Creek
In the 1870s Richard Ormand Respess (1839-1906) and his wife Nannie Lois Williams moved here from Harrison County. Respess gave the land and taught at the first school built in the Frog Pond community, known later as Liberty Chapel. His oldest son . . . Map (db m208882) HM
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18 Texas, Panola County, DeBerry — 10823 — DeBerry
Site of 1850 sawmill and grist mill. Settled mostly by cotton planters. Center for markets and gins. Oil development after 1900. Named for Col. Alfred W. DeBerry (1829-1903). 28th Texas Cavalry, Dismounted Confederate Army. In 1863 – 65 . . . Map (db m160717) HM
19 Texas, Panola County, DeBerry — 10824 — DeBerry Baptist Church
This fellowship grew from the pioneer Bell-Fountain Baptist Church, which was organized prior to the Civil War. After a fire destroyed the Bell-Fountain Chapel in 1880, members started two separate congregations: Shady Grove and DeBerry. Land for . . . Map (db m160712) HM
20 Texas, Panola County, DeBerry — 10833 — Mt. Zion Cemetery
This site was originally part of a tract owned by pioneer area settlers Richard and Polly Golden. They later gave it to their daughter Elizabeth and her husband Cornelius Crenshaw. Who buried a son here in the 1840s. They deeded the property to . . . Map (db m160760) HM
21 Texas, Panola County, Fair Play — 10812 — Allison Chapel United Methodist Church
The Rev. Littleton Fowler, an early Methodist missionary in East Texas, is believed to have organized this congregation between 1837 and 1839. Land for the first sanctuary, now the site of Old Williams Cemetery (1 mi. W), was donated by Purviance . . . Map (db m221458) HM
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Dec. 1, 2023