“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 Ben Wheeler, Texas

Clickable Map of Van Zandt 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> Van Zandt County, TX (31) Henderson County, TX (32) Hunt County, TX (65) Kaufman County, TX (93) Rains County, TX (8) Smith County, TX (100) Wood County, TX (67)  VanZandtCounty(31) Van Zandt County (31)  HendersonCounty(32) Henderson County (32)  HuntCounty(65) Hunt County (65)  KaufmanCounty(93) Kaufman County (93)  RainsCounty(8) Rains County (8)  SmithCounty(100) Smith County (100)  WoodCounty(67) Wood County (67)
Canton is the county seat for Van Zandt County
Ben Wheeler is in Van Zandt County
      Van Zandt County (31)  
      Henderson County (32)  
      Hunt County (65)  
      Kaufman County (93)  
      Rains County (8)  
      Smith County (100)  
      Wood County (67)  
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1Texas (Van Zandt County), Ben Wheeler — 15790 — Alamo Institute
In 1890 Van Zandt county had 81 schools but none for higher learning. In April 1890, Prof. James F. Davidson and J. W. Downs held a community meeting in the Old Clough School House in Ben Wheeler. They presented a plan, adopted unanimously, to . . . Map (db m74158) HM
2Texas (Van Zandt County), Ben Wheeler — 16917 — Ben Wheeler Community
Just as Native Americans were attracted to this area because of the climate and resources, early settlers also utilized these resources. The area was originally named Clough after George W. Clough (1820-1884) who, in 1868, purchased the 640-acre . . . Map (db m73951) HM
3Texas (Van Zandt County), Ben Wheeler — 16591 — Morgan G. Sanders(July 14, 1878 - January 7, 1956)
Legislator Morgan Gurley Sanders was born near Ben Wheeler. He published newspapers, worked as journal clerk of the state senate and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas before winning a seat in the state legislature. His public service as a . . . Map (db m74159) HM
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Sep. 29, 2022