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Historical Markers in Abbott, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Hill County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Hill County, TX (53) Bosque County, TX (19) Ellis County, TX (79) Johnson County, TX (46) Limestone County, TX (39) McLennan County, TX (119) Navarro County, TX (78)  HillCounty(53) Hill County (53)  BosqueCounty(19) Bosque County (19)  EllisCounty(79) Ellis County (79)  JohnsonCounty(46) Johnson County (46)  LimestoneCounty(39) Limestone County (39)  McLennanCounty(119) McLennan County (119)  NavarroCounty(78) Navarro County (78)
Hillsboro is the county seat for Hill County
Abbott is in Hill County
      Hill County (53)  
ADJACENT TO HILL COUNTY
      Bosque County (19)  
      Ellis County (79)  
      Johnson County (46)  
      Limestone County (39)  
      McLennan County (119)  
      Navarro County (78)  
 
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1Texas (Hill County), Abbott — 13891 — Abbott
In 1881, on land owned by G.M. Dodge, the Missouri, Kansas & Texas (Katy) Railroad built a line through a new town named for Joseph Abbott, a Hill County resident, lawyer and U.S. Congressman. Winston W. Treadwell soon opened a general store managed . . . Map (db m59664) HM
2Texas (Hill County), Abbott — 66 — Abbott Baptist Church
Organized in 1876 as the Liberty Grove Baptist Church by 13 founding members, this congregation met in the Liberty Grove Schoolhouse 2 miles south of here. Renamed the Abbott Baptist Church in 1879, the church moved to Abbott in 1885. Services were . . . Map (db m59701) HM
3Texas (Hill County), Abbott — 68 — Abbott Schools
The public school system in Abbott began in 1885 when a one-story frame schoolhouse was constructed on the east side of town. It housed 140 pupils and three teachers. A two-story brick structure, built at this site in 1911, served the Abbott school . . . Map (db m59999) HM
4Texas (Hill County), Abbott — 69 — Abbott United Methodist Church
The first Methodist worship service in Abbott was held in 1883 by the Rev. G. W. Swofford. A congregation soon was organized and became a regular stop on the Hillsboro circuit, with the Rev. J. P. Mussett as first pastor. By 1886 the congregation . . . Map (db m59993) HM
5Texas (Hill County), Abbott — 1142 — Czech Settlers in Hill County
One of the most influential and numerous national groups to settle in Hill County, Czechs came to this area from Fayette County and the province of Moravia in Austria-Hungary. Many sought greater freedom due to barriers to attaining national status . . . Map (db m151065) HM
6Texas (Hill County), Abbott — 15690 — L.C. McKamie
Born in Moody (McLennan Co.) on October 24, 1900, L.C. (Luke) McKamie earned degrees from Southwestern University, the University of Texas at Austin and Baylor University. L.C. and his wife, Beulah (Boots), came to Abbott in 1926, he as . . . Map (db m62899) HM
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Sep. 27, 2022