“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 Avoca, Texas

Clickable Map of Jones 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> Jones County, TX (35) Callahan County, TX (44) Fisher County, TX (8) Haskell County, TX (6) Nolan County, TX (23) Shackelford County, TX (59) Stonewall County, TX (9) Taylor County, TX (91)  JonesCounty(35) Jones County (35)  CallahanCounty(44) Callahan County (44)  FisherCounty(8) Fisher County (8)  HaskellCounty(6) Haskell County (6)  NolanCounty(23) Nolan County (23)  ShackelfordCounty(59) Shackelford County (59)  StonewallCounty(9) Stonewall County (9)  TaylorCounty(91) Taylor County (91)
Anson is the county seat for Jones County
Avoca is in Jones County
      Jones County (35)  
      Callahan County (44)  
      Fisher County (8)  
      Haskell County (6)  
      Nolan County (23)  
      Shackelford County (59)  
      Stonewall County (9)  
      Taylor County (91)  
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1 Texas, Jones County, Avoca — 13400 — Arledge Field
In preparation for the eventual U.S. entry into World War II, Gen. Henry H. “Hap” Arnold sought to expand the nation’s combat air forces by asking civilian flight schools to provide the primary phase of training for air cadets. At twenty . . . Map (db m79144) HM
2 Texas, Jones County, Avoca — 390 — Bethel Lutheran Church(Site Acquired, Cemetery Located, 1906; This Sanctuary Built, 1932-41)
Situated on ranch land of family of S.M. Swenson, banker who in 1850s underwrote Swedish migration to Texas. Church forms center for Ericksdahl community, founded 1905 by Swedes formerly living near Austin. Visiting pastors L.J. Sundquist and J.A. . . . Map (db m79170) HM
3 Texas, Jones County, Avoca — 5013 — Spring Creek Cemetery
Located near Spring Creek, this cemetery began in 1891 on two acres of land donated by the Methodist church in the community known as Avo. The first recorded burial was that of Elender Cannon in February 1891. The Methodist church deeded two . . . Map (db m79143) HM
4 Texas, Jones County, Avoca — Swan's ChapelEstablished 1905
In 1905 J.L. Swan donated this land for a school and a cemetery. In 1913 the school was moved down the road by the work of Herman and Emma Breland Lieb with Tom and Laura Rowland and many others. The Church of Christ bought the property. A . . . Map (db m79135) HM
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Apr. 23, 2024