“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 Carrollton, Texas

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Dallas is the county seat for Dallas County
Carrollton is in Dallas County
      Dallas County (372)  
      Collin County (142)  
      Denton County (92)  
      Ellis County (81)  
      Kaufman County (93)  
      Rockwall County (6)  
      Tarrant County (237)  
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1Texas (Dallas County), Carrollton — 6816 — Alex W. and Sarah Perry Homestead
In 1844 Alexander Wilson Perry (1819-1904) and his wife Sarah (Huffman) (1824-1896) migrated from Illinois to Texas to join the Peters Colony. They purchased this land from Joshua B. Lee, another pioneer settler, and built a simple frame house . . . Map (db m148631) HM
2Texas (Dallas County), Carrollton — Blanton Grain TowerCarrollton Historic Site
This 110-foot tall grain storage tower was once the center of a large family-owned grain and feed business. Erected in 1950, it became Carrollton's most distinctive landmark. It stands on the site of the original Carrollton Feed Mills, which L.F. . . . Map (db m177594) HM
3Texas (Dallas County), Carrollton — Carrollton Black CemeteryCarrollton Historic Site
This cemetery was established in the late 1800's by Scott Boswell, an early African-American farmer. Later owners respected the site and burials continued through the years, the last of which is believed to have been Collins, in 1960. Flooding by . . . Map (db m81821) HM
4Texas (Dallas County), Carrollton — 17371 — Carrollton Black Cemetery
Carrollton’s early African-Americans, many of whom were former slaves, helped settle and build the community. By 1871, this portion of forty acres belonging to Scott Boswell, Sr., an African-American farmer, was a community cemetery. In 1915, C.B. . . . Map (db m145849) HM
5Texas (Dallas County), Carrollton — 16248 — Korean Texans
Korean immigrants first came to Texas in the early 20th century, with a handful living in the state by the 1920s. Most were laborers arriving from the western U.S., including Hawai'i, or from Mexico. However, larger numbers of Koreans immigrated . . . Map (db m148654) HM
6Texas (Dallas County), Carrollton — St. John Baptist ChurchCarrollton Historic Site
During slavery, Negroes attended churches with their masters, many times to care for their children. After the Civil War, they were not allowed to attend church with white people. This congregation formed circa 1890 with the original name "St. . . . Map (db m149141) HM
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7Texas (Dallas County), Carrollton — 6815 — The Perry Cemetery
This cemetery opened with the burial of Sarah Huffman (Mrs. A. W.) Perry in 1896. Nearby was the Union Baptist Church, which stood on land given by A. W. Perry. On Feb. 18, 1897, he deeded land for this cemetery -- the first burial ground . . . Map (db m146928) HM
8Texas (Dallas County), Carrollton — 6907 — Union Baptist Church
Earliest Baptist Church in Dallas County; organized in a pioneer cabin, May 10, 1846, under leadership of the Rev. David Myers (1797-1853). Charter members were Franklin Bowles, J. B. and Margaret Ann Lee, Letticia (Mrs. David) Myers, and John . . . Map (db m148638) HM
9Texas (Dallas County), Carrollton — 6911 — Warner Cemetery
In 1852, Robert and Sarah Dean Warner brought their family to Texas from Ireland. As members of the Peters Colony, they acquired land in this area and established a farm. This family graveyard was begun upon the death of Robert Warner, Jr., in . . . Map (db m148663) HM
10Texas (Denton County), Carrollton — 1687 — First Baptist Church, Hebron
Organized in 1883 at the Willow Springs School, this congregation was known as Big Valley Baptist Church during the early years of its existence. A Sunday School, Willow Springs Union Sabbath School, was begun in 1886. E.C. Bramblett served as the . . . Map (db m73770) HM
11Texas (Denton County), Carrollton — 2085 — Furneaux Cemetery
William Furneaux, a native of England, came to Texas in 1857 and married Fanny Jackson (d. 1917), whose family had come to Texas in 1848 as part of the Peters Colony. This cemetery was established in 1884, when Furneaux died and was buried on a . . . Map (db m183279) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022