“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 Anna, 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 (142) Dallas County, TX (371) Denton County, TX (92) Fannin County, TX (33) Grayson County, TX (67) Hunt County, TX (65) Rockwall County, TX (6)  CollinCounty(142) Collin County (142)  DallasCounty(371) Dallas County (371)  DentonCounty(92) Denton County (92)  FanninCounty(33) Fannin County (33)  GraysonCounty(67) Grayson County (67)  HuntCounty(65) Hunt County (65)  RockwallCounty(6) Rockwall County (6)
McKinney is the county seat for Collin County
Anna is in Collin County
      Collin County (142)  
      Dallas County (371)  
      Denton County (92)  
      Fannin County (33)  
      Grayson County (67)  
      Hunt County (65)  
      Rockwall County (6)  
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1Texas (Collin County), Anna — 15159 — A. Sherley & Bro. Hardware Store
Lewis and Paulina Sherley moved to North Texas from Kentucky about 1853. When the town of Anna was established in 1872, their grandsons, brothers Andrew and Fred Sherley, opened a hardware store. In 1894 they built this structure to house the . . . Map (db m194691) HM
2Texas (Collin County), Anna — Anna Train Depot
When the Houston & Texas Central Railroad came through in 1872, there was no town here. The railroad was the spark that ignited the town of Anna, and the population had grown to 20 people by 1883. The depot was 70 feet in length when it was . . . Map (db m194687) HM
3Texas (Collin County), Anna — 930 — Coffman Cemetery
This cemetery, which dates to the mid-19th century, is on land donated by early settler John Coffman (1804-1880). His son, George W. Coffman (1840-1913), owned and operated a homestead one mile west of this site. The oldest marked grave dates to . . . Map (db m72897) HM
4Texas (Collin County), Anna — 1706 — First Christian Church of Anna
Liberty Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), one of the earliest Christian churches in Texas, was founded in northern Collin County by pioneer settlers Collin McKinney and J.B. Wilmeth in 1846. In 1854 a Christian seminary was established by . . . Map (db m194694) HM
5Texas (Collin County), Anna — 16694 — Mantua
On February 23, 1854, William C. McKinney, James W. Throckmorton, John A. Throckmorton, and Joseph Wilcox set aside twenty-five acres for the town of Mantua, which was conceived as a site for Mantua Seminary. Proceeds from the sale of town lots . . . Map (db m72900) HM
6Texas (Collin County), Anna — 14289 — Public Education in Anna
The earliest citizens of Anna were determined that their children should have the best educational opportunities possible. Founded in 1883 with a population of twenty, Anna was named for the daughter of a Houston & Texas Central Railroad official. . . . Map (db m194695) HM
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Oct. 3, 2022