“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 Bowie, Texas

Clickable Map of Montague 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> Montague County, TX (23) Clay County, TX (4) Cooke County, TX (28) Jack County, TX (20) Wise County, TX (49) Jefferson County, OK (5) Love County, OK (4)  MontagueCounty(23) Montague County (23)  ClayCounty(4) Clay County (4)  CookeCounty(28) Cooke County (28)  JackCounty(20) Jack County (20)  WiseCounty(49) Wise County (49)  JeffersonCountyOklahoma(5) Jefferson County (5)  LoveCounty(4) Love County (4)
Montague is the county seat for Montague County
Bowie is in Montague County
      Montague County (23)  
      Clay County (4)  
      Cooke County (28)  
      Jack County (20)  
      Wise County (49)  
      Jefferson County, Oklahoma (5)  
      Love County, Oklahoma (4)  
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1Texas, Montague County, Bowie — 16324 — Elmwood Cemetery
On East Nelson Street north of Pelham Street, on the right when traveling north.
Early settler James W. Stallings donated the first portion of land for the establishment of a cemetery for area residents at this site in 1880. Two years later, the town of Bowie was platted near the cemetery site, along the route of the Fort Worth . . . Map (db m119325) HM
2Texas, Montague County, Bowie — 1791 — First National Bank of Bowie
On West Tarrant Street at North Mason Street (Texas Highway 59), on the right when traveling west on West Tarrant Street.
The oldest financial institution in Montague County, this bank was chartered on March 10, 1890, eight years after the town of Bowie was created on the line of the Fort Worth and Denver City Railway. Beginning with an initial capital of $50,000, it . . . Map (db m88890) HM
3Texas, Montague County, Bowie — 2521 — Home County of Governor James V. Allred(March 29, 1899-Sept. 24, 1959)
Near U.S. 81 south of Adkins Street when traveling south.
Vigorous, forthright and humane Chief Executive of Texas in years 1935-1939. Born in Bowie, one of nine children of Renne and Mary Henson Allred worked in youth as a soda pop bottler, shoeshine boy, newsboy. Attended local schools, Rice University, . . . Map (db m120183) HM
4Texas, Montague County, Bowie — 3437 — Montague County
Near U.S. 81 south of Adkins Street when traveling south.
. . . Map (db m119787) HM
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Mar. 22, 2023