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Historical Markers in Anderson, Texas

Clickable Map of Grimes 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> Grimes County, TX (49) Brazos County, TX (61) Madison County, TX (8) Montgomery County, TX (50) Walker County, TX (95) Waller County, TX (49) Washington County, TX (132)  GrimesCounty(49) Grimes County (49)  BrazosCounty(61) Brazos County (61)  MadisonCounty(8) Madison County (8)  MontgomeryCounty(50) Montgomery County (50)  WalkerCounty(95) Walker County (95)  WallerCounty(49) Waller County (49)  WashingtonCounty(132) Washington County (132)
Anderson is the county seat for Grimes County
Anderson is in Grimes County
      Grimes County (49)  
      Brazos County (61)  
      Madison County (8)  
      Montgomery County (50)  
      Walker County (95)  
      Waller County (49)  
      Washington County (132)  
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1Texas (Grimes County), Anderson — 8562 — Anderson Baptist Church
Organized November 11, 1844. Baptist General Convention of Texas organized here in 1848. Twenty-three of Texas' thirty-four Baptist churches were represented. Present building was constructed with native rock by slave labor and finished in 1855. . . . Map (db m128637) HM
2Texas (Grimes County), Anderson — 8573 — Fanthorp Inn
Built in 1834 by Henry Fanthorp as a home for his bride, Rachel Kennard. Enlarged for hotel purpose. Served as first mercantile establishment and first post office (1835) in the region. Here Kenneth Lewis Anderson, Vice-President of the Republic of . . . Map (db m118940) HM
3Texas (Grimes County), Anderson — 8584 — Grimes County
On road used 1690 by Spanish explorer Alonso de Leon. In 1821 Andrew Millican began settlement. Henry Fanthorp opened his inn 1834, a post office 1835. Kenneth Anderson, last Vice-President, Republic of Texas, died at Fanthorp's, 1845. After his . . . Map (db m118977) HM
4Texas (Grimes County), Anderson — 8585 — Grimes County Courthouse
Unique Victorian Texas public building. Third courthouse here. Site, in an 1824 land grant from Mexico, was donated 1850 by Henry Fanthorp, first permanent settler in county. Built 1891 of hand-molded brick with native stone trim. Vault is . . . Map (db m118975) HM
5Texas (Grimes County), Anderson — 8586 — Grimes County, C.S.A.
Civil War military concentration point for troops and ordnance. Rich farm land. By 1861 densely populated. Favored secession by 907 to 9 vote. Sent 5 cavalry, 4 infantry companies to Confederate Army. Arms and ordnance works at Anderson . . . Map (db m118976) HM
6Texas (Grimes County), Anderson — In Memory of Jesse Grimes and Mathew CaldwellSigners of the Texas Declaration of Independence — March 2, 1836 —
Mathew Caldwell was called Paul Revere of the Texas Revolution. Caldwell’s daughters Lucy Ann and Martha Elizabeth came to Grimes County from Gonzales. Martha E. Married Isham Dixon Davis and settled N. Grimes County at Mesa, near Iola, by 1846. . . . Map (db m111903) HM
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7Texas (Grimes County), Anderson — 18060 — Kenneth Lewis Anderson
Front: Erected by the State of Texas in memory of Kenneth Lewis Anderson Born in Hillsboro, North Carolina, Sept. 11, 1805 District Judge, Speaker of the House of the Sixth Congress and last Vice President of the Republic of Texas . . . Map (db m118937) HM
8Texas (Grimes County), Anderson — La Bahia RoadUpper Coushatta Trace
This short stretch of road is the last remaining local portion of two very important early Texas roads. La Bahia Road (early 1700's) was an old Spanish military road that forked southwesterly from the Old San Antonio Road west of Nacogdoches, to . . . Map (db m118974) HM
9Texas (Grimes County), Anderson — 8594 — Michael Moore Kennard(July 27, 1809 - July 7, 1895)
Born in Tennessee. In 1828 he and family joined Robertson's Colony, bound for Texas. Arrived in 1830, probably having stopped to "make a crop" along the way. Lived in present Grimes County; was granted a third of a league of land in Robertson's . . . Map (db m118939) HM
10Texas (Grimes County), Anderson — Rocky Creek Bridge
This historic bridge was originally located on CR 263 (known locally as CR 180) over Rocky Creek. Constructed around 1905, the Warren pony truss measured 50 feet in length and is a rare survivor of a once-common structure. The single-span, four . . . Map (db m111910) HM
11Texas (Grimes County), Anderson — 8603 — Site of a Munition Factory
Of the Southern Confederacy established in 1861 · In operation until 1865 · Cannon, cannon balls, guns, pistols, swords, sabers, bayonets and gun powder were manufactured Erected by the State of Texas 1936Map (db m157882) HM
12Texas (Grimes County), Anderson — 8617 — Steinhagen Log Cabin
​ Built before 1860. Log walls are unspliced. Slaves hand-hewed the timbers, stones, made doors, window shutters. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965Map (db m157834) HM
13Texas (Grimes County), Anderson — 8599 — Veterans Memorial
In memory of Colonel Benjamin Fort Smith, Dr. Robert C. Neblett, Veterans of The War of 1812 Colonel Benjamin F. Smith Veteran of the Black Hawk War, 1832 Jared E. Groce, Joshua Hadley William Robinson, delegates to the First . . . Map (db m118943) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022