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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Titus County, Texas

Clickable Map of Titus 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> Titus County, TX (11) Camp County, TX (25) Franklin County, TX (14) Morris County, TX (18) Red River County, TX (24)  TitusCounty(11) Titus County (11)  CampCounty(25) Camp County (25)  FranklinCounty(14) Franklin County (14)  MorrisCounty(18) Morris County (18)  RedRiverCounty(24) Red River County (24)
Mount Pleasant is the county seat for Titus County
Adjacent to Titus County, Texas
      Camp County (25)  
      Franklin County (14)  
      Morris County (18)  
      Red River County (24)  
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1 Texas, Titus County, Cookville — 11184 — Titus County
Formed from Red River and Bowie counties Created May 11, 1846 Organized July 13, 1846 Named in honor of Andrew J. Titus 1814-1855 Pioneer of northwest Texas Soldier in the Mexican War Member of the Texas Legislature . . . Map (db m128255) HM WM
2 Texas, Titus County, Monticello — 13957 — Monticello Missionary Baptist Church
The community of Monticello dates from the 1850s and was named for Thomas Jefferson's home in Virginia. The government awarded a post office on May 5, 1857, with Cicero J. Corder as the first Postmaster. Theodore Stiewig, a later Postmaster, . . . Map (db m160937) HM
3 Texas, Titus County, Mount Pleasant — 13068 — Caddo Indian Communities in the Cypress Creek Drainage
Comprised of various groups with distinct dialects and customs, the people known today as the Caddo once occupied a region that included parts of present Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas as early as A.D. 800. By the 16th century, the Caddo . . . Map (db m119348) HM
4 Texas, Titus County, Mount Pleasant — 11173 — Dellwood Park
Before 1830, Caddo Indians had campgrounds here around mineral springs flowing red, white, and blue waters. First home at future Mount Pleasant was built here in 1830s by Benjamin Gooch. A health-recreational resort by 1895, springs area was . . . Map (db m120024) HM
5 Texas, Titus County, Mount Pleasant — 11175 — First Presbyterian Church of Mt. Pleasant
This church was organized by the Rev. William Waldo Brimm (b. 1837), an early area evangelist, on Aug. 14, 1881. Two years later the congregation bought the land at this site and soon after began constructing a white frame church building. Despite . . . Map (db m120027) HM
6 Texas, Titus County, Mount Pleasant — 15976 — Henry Clay Thruston(May 5, 1830 - July 2, 1909)
Estimated to be between seven feet one inch and eight feet tall, Henry Clay Thruston became known nationally and internationally for his height. Born in South Carolina (Greenville Co.), Thruston wed Mary B. Thruston, a cousin, in 1833; they had two . . . Map (db m120028) HM
7 Texas, Titus County, Mount Pleasant — 12227 — Nevill's Chapel Cemetery
The Alexander B. Nevill family came from Tennessee to settle in Titus County in 1838, establishing their family burial ground on one acre west of their new home in the Alexander Nevill headright survey. The earliest burial on this site was that of . . . Map (db m234982) HM
8 Texas, Titus County, Mount Pleasant — 11185 — Titus County C.S.A.
Created and organized in 1846. Named for pioneer resident Andrew Jackson Titus (1814-1855), who opened county's first road, to river port in Jefferson. Until after the Civil War, Titus County also included areas of present-day Franklin and . . . Map (db m120025) HM
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9 Texas, Titus County, Mount Pleasant — Titus County Confederate Monument
North face: CSA 1861    1865 Confederate Soldiers To the heroes of 1861 – 1865 Not dead, but living in deeds, such lives aspire. East face: As long as honor or courage is cherished, the deeds of . . . Map (db m120488) WM
10 Texas, Titus County, Winfield — 15782 — Winfield Cemetery
Brothers Calvin and William Barrett came to Texas during the early 1850s and they settled in Titus County in 1853. The area where they settled came to be known as the community of Barrett. In 1892 the community's name was changed to Winfield, . . . Map (db m234983) HM
11 Texas, Titus County, Winfield — Winfield Cemetery Veterans Memorial
A tribute to honor those of our cemetery who served our country in the armed forces Thank you for our freedom Glenn H. Squire USA WWII • Clyde S. Kuhl USA WWII • Charles M. Roberson S. Am. War • Joseph A. Redfearn Confederate • . . . Map (db m234984) WM
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Mar. 1, 2024