Chartered in 1883, Blanco High School began as a combination private and public school. A white limestone schoolhouse was constructed at this site and opened for classes in October 1884. During its early years, Blanco High School offered a six-month . . . — — Map (db m194073) HM
Organized, 1854, by Rev. Daniel Rawls, Methodist circuit rider. Six charter members. Worship was held in log cabin and frame building until 1882.
Present structure erected, dedicated, 1883. Still serves as church sanctuary. Native limestone . . . — — Map (db m194114) HM
Led by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Silliman and the Rev. Joseph Bird (1821-1909), this congregation was organized on November 6, 1859, with five charter members. Worship services were held in a Union church shared with the local Methodist and Church of . . . — — Map (db m194103) HM
Born in Kentucky. Moved to Texas in 1833. In Texas Revolution he fought in Siege of Bexar (1835) and Battle of San Jacinto (1836). In 1842 took part in Somervell expedition against Mexico.
Resided at Washington-on-the-Brazos; present Kendall . . . — — Map (db m194072) HM
Born a slave in Virginia, Peyton Roberts became a freedman in Caldwell County, Texas, at the close of the Civil War. He soon moved west to this area and the settlement that developed around his farm became known as Peyton Colony. In 1874, under the . . . — — Map (db m194059) HM
Designed in Victorian style by architect F. E. Ruffini. Erected in 1886 as first permanent county courthouse, building served only four years - until 1890. County seat then moved to Johnson City.
Purchased by Chas. E. Crist, the structure . . . — — Map (db m31565) HM
In 1865, a group of freed persons, led by Peyton Roberts, established a community they named Peyton Colony. Roberts was born into slavery in Virginia. In the 1820s, he came to Texas with his owner, Jeremiah Roberts, settling in the Bastrop and . . . — — Map (db m194063) HM
In 1850's when first Catholic families came to Blanco County, worship was in homes and halls. Land was purchased in 1887. By efforts of Father Virgilius Draessel and people of Twin Sisters, this church was built and dedicated in 1889.
Stone for . . . — — Map (db m183635) HM