“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bonham, Texas

Clickable Map of Fannin 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> Fannin County, TX (33) Collin County, TX (142) Delta County, TX (7) Grayson County, TX (67) Hunt County, TX (65) Lamar County, TX (45) Bryan County, OK (14)  FanninCounty(33) Fannin County (33)  CollinCounty(142) Collin County (142)  DeltaCounty(7) Delta County (7)  GraysonCounty(67) Grayson County (67)  HuntCounty(65) Hunt County (65)  LamarCounty(45) Lamar County (45)  BryanCountyOklahoma(14) Bryan County (14)
Bonham is the county seat for Fannin County
Bonham is in Fannin County
      Fannin County (33)  
      Collin County (142)  
      Delta County (7)  
      Grayson County (67)  
      Hunt County (65)  
      Lamar County (45)  
      Bryan County, Oklahoma (14)  
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1Texas (Fannin County), Bonham — 8835 — Arledge Ridge Cemetery
Among the early settlers of this area were Joseph and William Arledge, brothers who arrived from Alabama in the 1850s. Both established successful farms in the area, and the growing settlement became known as Arledge Ridge. Joseph Arledge operated . . . Map (db m119512) HM
2Texas (Fannin County), Bonham — 8902 — Bailey Inglish(CA. 1797-1867)
In 1837, Bailey Inglish moved his family to this area from western Arkansas, where he had been an influential leader of pioneer settlers. Here he was active in the formation of Fannin County, serving on the land board and later as chief justice. To . . . Map (db m128647) HM
3Texas (Fannin County), Bonham — 8847 — Bonham Daily Favorite
In 1887 Dr. J. M. Terry, who gave up medicine for journalism, established the “Weekly Fannin Favorite.” He expanded in 1892 by starting this newspaper, the oldest daily publication in Fannin County. For 45 years its offices were in the . . . Map (db m128654) HM
4Texas (Fannin County), Bonham — 12459 — Bonham High School Auditorium and Gymnasium
Using funds from the Federal Public Works Administration and local tax dollars, this structure was built to provide space for school and community assemblies, performances and athletic events. Architects Voelcker and Dixon of Wichita Falls . . . Map (db m160383) HM
5Texas (Fannin County), Bonham — 8921 — Congressman Sam Rayburn
Born in Tennessee on Jan. 6, 1882, Samuel Taliaferro Rayburn came to north Texas with his parents in 1887. His political career began in 1906 with his election to the Texas House of Representatives, where he was Speaker of the 1911-13 Session. . . . Map (db m175084) HM
6Texas (Fannin County), Bonham — 8872 — Fannin County
This area was first settled by Anglo - Americans who traveled up the Red River by steamboat in 1836. Fannin County was created in 1837, organized 1838, and named for James W. Fannin (1805-36), who was massacred with his soldiers at Goliad (March 27, . . . Map (db m96688) HM
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7Texas (Fannin County), Bonham — 8871 — Fannin County Courthouses
Commissioners’ Court first met at Jacob Black’s cabin on Feb. 26, 1836, before Fannin County was officially organized. In 1838 Warren (near present Ambrose in Grayson County) was named the county seat. The courthouse built there in 1840 was a . . . Map (db m128644) HM
8Texas (Fannin County), Bonham — James Butler Bonham
(panel 1) Born February 20, 1807 in South Carolina • Studied at South Carolina College 1825-1827 • On the staff of the Governor of South Carolina at the time of the Nullification Controversy 1832 to 1833 • Practiced law at Pendleton, . . . Map (db m128658) HM WM
9Texas (Fannin County), Bonham — John Wesley HardinThe Most Dangerous Gunman in Texas
Texas Ranger, T.C. Robinson once described him, “He kills men just to see them kick. He can take two six shooters and turn them like wheels in his hands and fire a shot from each at every revolution.” Others have described Fannin . . . Map (db m128660) HM
10Texas (Fannin County), Bonham — 8923 — Sam Rayburn House
In 1916, three years after he began his career in the U.S. Congress, Sam Rayburn built this home for his parents, who had left their farm at Windom. The 2-story house had a front porch on each floor. In 1934 architect W. B. Yarborough enlarged "The . . . Map (db m175408) HM
11Texas (Fannin County), Bonham — Spanish-American War Memorial
Erected 1898 in honor of the victories of the American Navy over the Spanish Navy at Manila, May 1, 1898, under Dewey, and Santiago De Cuba, July 3, 1898, under Sampson and Schley.Map (db m128657) WM
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Dec. 5, 2022