“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 Benjamin, Texas

Clickable Map of Knox 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> Knox County, TX (9) Baylor County, TX (7) Foard County, TX (12) Haskell County, TX (6) King County, TX (2) Stonewall County, TX (9) Throckmorton County, TX (11)  KnoxCounty(9) Knox County (9)  BaylorCounty(7) Baylor County (7)  FoardCounty(12) Foard County (12)  HaskellCounty(6) Haskell County (6)  KingCounty(2) King County (2)  StonewallCounty(9) Stonewall County (9)  ThrockmortonCounty(11) Throckmorton County (11)
Benjamin is the county seat for Knox County
Benjamin is in Knox County
      Knox County (9)  
      Baylor County (7)  
      Foard County (12)  
      Haskell County (6)  
      King County (2)  
      Stonewall County (9)  
      Throckmorton County (11)  
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1 Texas, Knox County, Benjamin — 1865 — First Settlement in Knox County / L – Ranch
First Settlement in Knox County Hilory G. Bedford, Founder R.P. Dimmitt • Rufus Browder • G.B. Stewart • L.W. Ricketts • J.W. Hinton • S.T. Cooper • T.G. Stewart • Ed W. Bedford • H.L. Hayes • A.E. Brannin • R.D. Goree • H.C. Thompson . . . Map (db m81301) HM
2 Texas, Knox County, Benjamin — 2970 — Knox County
Formed from Young and Bexar Territories Created February 1, 1858 Recreated August 21, 1876 Organized March 20, 1886 Named in honor of General Henry Knox 1759–1806 Major General of the Continental Army, 1781 . . . Map (db m81302) HM
3 Texas, Knox County, Benjamin — 3871 — Original Old Rock Courthouse Cornerstone
. . . Map (db m81300) HM
4 Texas, Knox County, Benjamin — 12681 — Pleasant C. Sams(1845 - 1921) — Texas Business Pioneer —
In 1850's came to Texas from Arkansas. At 16, on outbreak of Civil War, was left in charge of family mills, instructed by his father to give entire flour output to widows of Confederates. In 1862, captured in Missouri, as he went through enemy . . . Map (db m105082) HM
5 Texas, Knox County, Benjamin — Quanah Parker TrailTexas Plains Trail Region
Comanches, Kiowas & Apaches used a well-marked trail over “The Narrows” that US 82/SH 114 follows today Arrow Sculptor: Charles A. Smith Map (db m105084) HM
6 Texas, Knox County, Benjamin — 5385 — The Narrows
This crest separates the drainage basins of the Wichita River, whose waters flow into the Mississippi, and the Brazos River, which winds through Texas to the Gulf of Mexico. Known as good hunting grounds because of buffalo grass, fresh . . . Map (db m52150) HM
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Mar. 3, 2024