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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Terrell County, Texas

Clickable Map of Terrell 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> Terrell County, TX (7) Brewster County, TX (77) Crockett County, TX (46) Pecos County, TX (56) Val Verde County, TX (62)  TerrellCounty(7) Terrell County (7)  BrewsterCounty(77) Brewster County (77)  CrockettCounty(46) Crockett County (46)  PecosCounty(56) Pecos County (56)  ValVerdeCounty(62) Val Verde County (62)
Sanderson is the county seat for Terrell County
Adjacent to Terrell County, Texas
      Brewster County (77)  
      Crockett County (46)  
      Pecos County (56)  
      Val Verde County (62)  
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1 Texas, Terrell County, Dryden — 14092 — Dryden Intermediate Field Site 29
The U.S. Government first invested in Terrell County aviation in 1919, with an airfield built west of Sanderson for the 90th Aero Squadron that flew biplanes for the Border Patrol. After the squadron relocated, the East Dryden Aerodrome was an . . . Map (db m138873) HM
2 Texas, Terrell County, Sanderson — 16553 — Baxter's Curve Train Robbery
In the early hours of March 13, 1912, Ben Kilpatrick, a former sidekick of Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid, and Ole Hobek attempted one of the last major train robberies in West Texas. The two robbers boarded the Galveston, Harrisburg, and San . . . Map (db m138874) HM
3 Texas, Terrell County, Sanderson — 1407 — El Buen Pastor Methodist Church
Founded in 1901 by Juan Zepeda, Sr., and Vicente Rodriguez, El Buen Pastor Methodist Church held services in members' homes until 1908, when the congregation erected this church building using locally made adobe bricks. A church member built the . . . Map (db m138872) HM
4 Texas, Terrell County, Sanderson — 2121 — General Alexander W. Terrell / Texas in the Civil War
(front) County Named for Texas Confederate General Alexander W. Terrell 1827 - 1912 Born Virginia. Came to Texas 1852. Dist. Judge 1857-63. Entered Confederate service 1863 as Lt. Col. Commanded Terrell’s Texas Cavalry . . . Map (db m110828) HM WM
5 Texas, Terrell County, Sanderson — 18243 — Sanderson Flash Flood
On the fateful morning of June 11, 1965, just after 7:00 a.m. following a night of continuous rain, a wall of water with a velocity of 100,000 cubic feet per second crested upon the railroad and ranching community of Sanderson. Twenty-six were . . . Map (db m138871) HM
6 Texas, Terrell County, Sanderson — 5232 — Terrell County
Formed from Pecos County Created            Organized April 8,1905      September 19, 1905 Named in honor of Alexander Watkins Terrell 1827-1912 A distinguished officer in the Confederate Army Member of the Texas Legislature . . . Map (db m138870) HM
7 Texas, Terrell County, Sanderson — Terrell County Eagle
. . . Map (db m110843) HM
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May. 30, 2023