“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Allen, Texas

Clickable Map of Collin 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> Collin County, TX (172) Dallas County, TX (392) Denton County, TX (106) Fannin County, TX (97) Grayson County, TX (104) Hunt County, TX (66) Rockwall County, TX (15)  CollinCounty(172) Collin County (172)  DallasCounty(392) Dallas County (392)  DentonCounty(106) Denton County (106)  FanninCounty(97) Fannin County (97)  GraysonCounty(104) Grayson County (104)  HuntCounty(66) Hunt County (66)  RockwallCounty(15) Rockwall County (15)
McKinney is the county seat for Collin County
Allen is in Collin County
      Collin County (172)  
      Dallas County (392)  
      Denton County (106)  
      Fannin County (97)  
      Grayson County (104)  
      Hunt County (66)  
      Rockwall County (15)  
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1 Texas, Collin County, Allen — 11817 — Allen
Fertile land and plentiful water drew settlers to this area from as early as the 1840s. This part of Collin County was well populated by 1876 when the Houston and Texas Central Railroad built a water supply stop on Cottonwood Creek near this site. . . . Map (db m220381) HM
2 Texas, Collin County, Allen — 123 — Allen Cemetery
Located on land purchased from Mr. and Mrs. John W. Whisenant, this cemetery was formally established on April 5, 1884, by the International Order of Odd Fellows, local lodge No. 249. Encompassing almost three acres of land, the cemetery has served . . . Map (db m43407) HM
3 Texas, Collin County, Allen — 127 — Allen Station of the Texas Electric Railway
The Community of Allen, founded in the 1870s, experienced a surge of growth after the arrival of the Texas Traction Company in 1908. The town was a stop on the interurban line between Dallas and Sherman, serviced daily by hourly passenger cars from . . . Map (db m220378) HM
4 Texas, Collin County, Allen — 18112 — Allen Water Station
On March 11, 1848, Ebenezer Allen, former Republic of Texas Attorney General, obtained a charter for the Galveston and Red River Railway. Track construction began in early 1856, and the company was renamed Houston & Texas Central (H&TC) Railway . . . Map (db m220383) HM
5 Texas, Collin County, Allen — 1061 — Corinth Presbyterian Church
Pioneer settler C.A. McMillen established the Corinth Society Church of August 2, 1846. Thought to be the oldest continuing church congregation in Collin County, its charter members included the Murphy, Wilkins, and Maxwell families. The church . . . Map (db m164621) HM
6 Texas, Collin County, Allen — 18554 — First Methodist Church of Allen
Methodists were among the earliest settlers in Collin County. A group of thirteen pioneers met at Joseph Russell’s log cabin close to present-day Allen on November 15, 1847 and organized a church. Russell’s home was located south of Rowlett Creek . . . Map (db m220384) HM
7 Texas, Collin County, Allen — Stone Dam at Allen Station
In 1874, the Houston and Texas Central Railway Company was expanding north from Houston to Denison, Texas. Water stops were necessary along the route at 7 - 10 mile intervals to keep the steam locomotives going. At this location Irish immigrants . . . Map (db m43406) HM
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Apr. 16, 2024