“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 Desdemona, Texas

Clickable Map of Eastland 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> Eastland County, TX (46) Brown County, TX (14) Callahan County, TX (44) Comanche County, TX (46) Erath County, TX (59) Palo Pinto County, TX (28) Shackelford County, TX (59) Stephens County, TX (9)  EastlandCounty(46) Eastland County (46)  BrownCounty(14) Brown County (14)  CallahanCounty(44) Callahan County (44)  ComancheCounty(46) Comanche County (46)  ErathCounty(59) Erath County (59)  PaloPintoCounty(28) Palo Pinto County (28)  ShackelfordCounty(59) Shackelford County (59)  StephensCounty(9) Stephens County (9)
Eastland is the county seat for Eastland County
Desdemona is in Eastland County
      Eastland County (46)  
      Brown County (14)  
      Callahan County (44)  
      Comanche County (46)  
      Erath County (59)  
      Palo Pinto County (28)  
      Shackelford County (59)  
      Stephens County (9)  
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1Texas, Eastland County, Desdemona — 12541 — Desdemona Cemetery
The town of Desdemona was a well established frontier community by the 1870s; a post office opened there in 1877. J.S. and Rosa Jones deeded one acre from the D.W. Funderburgh land survey for a "public graveyard" in 1880. The earliest marked grave . . . Map (db m181880) HM
2Texas, Eastland County, Desdemona — 1212 — Desdemona First Baptist Church
This church was organized by nine charter members in 1872. Religious observances began with brush arbor meetings organized in the summer of 1872 by the Rev. Johnnie Northcutt. Early settlers traveled by wagon, horseback, buggy, and on foot to meet . . . Map (db m201941) HM
3Texas, Eastland County, Desdemona — 1960 — Fort Blair, C.S.A.
A few miles to the southwest. Largest far western "Family Fort" used throughout Civil War. Started by C.C. Blair, 1857 settler. 1861-1865 occupants were Wm. Arthur, Blair, J.M. Ellison, Jasper, Jim and Tom Gilbert, W.C. McGough, W.H. Mansker and . . . Map (db m181883) HM
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Jan. 29, 2023