“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 Aurora, Texas

Clickable Map of Wise 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> Wise County, TX (49) Cooke County, TX (28) Denton County, TX (93) Jack County, TX (20) Montague County, TX (23) Parker County, TX (45) Tarrant County, TX (246)  WiseCounty(49) Wise County (49)  CookeCounty(28) Cooke County (28)  DentonCounty(93) Denton County (93)  JackCounty(20) Jack County (20)  MontagueCounty(23) Montague County (23)  ParkerCounty(45) Parker County (45)  TarrantCounty(246) Tarrant County (246)
Decatur is the county seat for Wise County
Aurora is in Wise County
      Wise County (49)  
      Cooke County (28)  
      Denton County (93)  
      Jack County (20)  
      Montague County (23)  
      Parker County (45)  
      Tarrant County (246)  
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1Texas, Wise County, Aurora — 240 — Aurora Cemetery
On Cemetery Road (Highway 507) north of Brammer Road, on the right when traveling north.
The oldest known graves here, dating from as early as the 1860's, are those of the Randall and Rowlett families. Finis Dudley Beauchamp (1825-1893), a Confederate veteran from Mississippi, donated the 3-acre site to the newly formed Aurora Lodge . . . Map (db m183377) HM
2Texas, Wise County, Aurora — 18711 — Eagle Mountain Lake MCAS Auxiliary (Rhome Field)
On Airfield Drive (Farm to Market Road 718) near Farm to Market Road 718.
More than 6,000 United States military pilots flew gliders during World War II. Several training and auxiliary landing fields were established throughout Texas and the United States. Gliders were unpowered aircraft dependent on wind and lift. The . . . Map (db m192229) HM
3Texas, Wise County, Aurora — 2157 — George Lawson Bledsoe
On Cemetery Road north of Brammer Road, on the right when traveling north.
Georgia native George Lawson Bledsoe (b. 1805), a carpenter and cotton gin builder, came to Texas in 1834. A veteran of the Texas Revolution and the Battle of San Jacinto, he received a pension for his military service and patented land grants in . . . Map (db m183376) HM
4Texas, Wise County, Aurora — 13760 — Teague Cemetery(1/4 mile E)
On Sid McGoodwin Road.
Named for John Teague, a veteran of the War with Mexico (1846-48), who came from Missouri with his family in 1858 and settled this land. Teague also served on the frontier during the Civil War. Teague’s mother, or a son, was possibly the first . . . Map (db m195868) HM
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Feb. 8, 2023