“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 Barksdale, Texas

Clickable Map of Edwards 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> Edwards County, TX (21) Kerr County, TX (97) Kimble County, TX (64) Kinney County, TX (40) Real County, TX (21) Sutton County, TX (35) Uvalde County, TX (67) Val Verde County, TX (65)  EdwardsCounty(21) Edwards County (21)  KerrCounty(97) Kerr County (97)  KimbleCounty(64) Kimble County (64)  KinneyCounty(40) Kinney County (40)  RealCounty(21) Real County (21)  SuttonCounty(35) Sutton County (35)  UvaldeCounty(67) Uvalde County (67)  ValVerdeCounty(65) Val Verde County (65)
Rocksprings is the county seat for Edwards County
Barksdale is in Edwards County
      Edwards County (21)  
      Kerr County (97)  
      Kimble County (64)  
      Kinney County (40)  
      Real County (21)  
      Sutton County (35)  
      Uvalde County (67)  
      Val Verde County (65)  
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1 Texas, Edwards County, Barksdale — 662 — Camp Fawcett
Opened 1928. Named for E.K. Fawcett, President, Southwest Texas Council, Boy Scouts of America. That area - Dimmit, Edwards, Kinney, Maverick, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde, and Zavala counties - merged in 1943 with the Concho Valley Council. Main Hall . . . Map (db m161476) HM
2 Texas, Edwards County, Barksdale — 1233 — Dixie Settlement(Forerunner of Barksdale)
Named for Camp Dixie, a Texas Ranger post near Military Road to Fort Inge (42 mi. SE). First civilian settler was Jerusha Sanchez, midwife for Nueces Canyon area, widowed by Indians in the 1870s. Next came Elizabeth Hill, whose eldest . . . Map (db m161485) HM
3 Texas, Edwards County, Barksdale — 4841 — Site of Nix Mill(1885 - 1926)
Built by John L. Nix (1842-1915) to cut rawhide lumber, grind corn and wheat, and gin cotton. Upper floor housed gin; lower, grist mill. On east side was sawmill with wood furnace and boiler to furnish steam power. Furnace was fed cedar and oak . . . Map (db m161486) HM
4 Texas, Edwards County, Barksdale — 14128 — The Pioneer Coalsons(Cedar Creek Ranch and Graves about 9 miles WNW)
Indians attacked goat camp of Nick Coalson on June 1, 1877; son Arthur, 10, was killed; Johnny, 14, wounded. Coalson escaped after 3 hours of hard fighting. One year later he lost his wife Alice, a daughter Etta Elizabeth (twin of Arthur), and . . . Map (db m161487) HM
5 Texas, Real County, Barksdale — 5638 — Vance Cemetery
One of the earliest settlers of this area was Henry Wells (1850-1923), who first came to the Nueces Canyon in 1866. He founded the town of Bullhead in 1873. The name was changed to Vance in the mid-1880s. In 1875 a guest in the home of the . . . Map (db m24485) HM
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Apr. 17, 2024