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

Clickable Map of Liberty 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> Liberty County, TX (89) Chambers County, TX (32) Hardin County, TX (10) Harris County, TX (429) Jefferson County, TX (119) Montgomery County, TX (63) Polk County, TX (37) San Jacinto County, TX (19)  LibertyCounty(89) Liberty County (89)  ChambersCounty(32) Chambers County (32)  HardinCounty(10) Hardin County (10)  HarrisCounty(429) Harris County (429)  JeffersonCounty(119) Jefferson County (119)  MontgomeryCounty(63) Montgomery County (63)  PolkCounty(37) Polk County (37)  SanJacintoCounty(19) San Jacinto County (19)
Liberty is the county seat for Liberty County
Cleveland is in Liberty County
      Liberty County (89)  
      Chambers County (32)  
      Hardin County (10)  
      Harris County (429)  
      Jefferson County (119)  
      Montgomery County (63)  
      Polk County (37)  
      San Jacinto County (19)  
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1Texas (Liberty County), Cleveland — All Women Who Served Their Country in All Wars
May 16, 1917 April 16, 1991 Reverse Side This Monument Was Erected in Dedication to All Women Who Served Their Country in All Wars. May 27, 1991Map (db m206661) WM
2Texas (Liberty County), Cleveland — 9689 — Burton B. Tarkington
Burton B. Tarkington (1790-1861) and his wife Sarah Berry Tarkington migrated with their family from Indiana in the mid-1820s to the Mexican state of Coahuila. They settled west of the Trinity River in present northwest Liberty County, and began . . . Map (db m179151) HM
3Texas (Liberty County), Cleveland — 9647 — City of Cleveland
The town of Cleveland traces its beginnings to 1878, when local attorney and politician Charles Lander Cleveland (1824-1892) deeded land to the Houston East and West Texas Railroad stipulating the building of a railway depot and the establishment of . . . Map (db m206624) HM
4Texas (Liberty County), Cleveland — Daniel Donahoe Original HomesteadLiberty Bicentennial Observance — 1756 • 1956 —
Daniel Donahoe Original Homestead Granted by Rep. Of Mexico 1835 Bill Daniel, Director General W.D. Partlow, Chairman Historical Marker CommitteeMap (db m206590) HM
5Texas (Liberty County), Cleveland — First National Bank of ClevelandLiberty County Historic Landmark
In 1912, the charter for First National Bank of Cleveland was granted by the U.S. Treasury Department making it the oldest national bank in Liberty County. Property at 127 North San Jacinto Street was purchased in 1913 and the original bank building . . . Map (db m206620) HM
6Texas (Liberty County), Cleveland — 16840 — Hill & Sara McClanahan House
In 1919, the Eagle Point Oil Company sold land which became the Louise Hardie Cleveland subdivision, a residential neighborhood north of the main commercial district of Cleveland. Hill and Sara McClanahan moved into this home in 1923. All three . . . Map (db m206604) HM
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7Texas (Liberty County), Cleveland — Korean Conflict Memorial
Korean Conflict June 27, 1950 Jan. 15, 1955 Reverse Side Korean Conflict 1950-1955 The United States, Under the Peace-Keeping Flag of the United Nations, Went to the Aid of South Korea Which Had Been Invaded by . . . Map (db m206658) WM
8Texas (Liberty County), Cleveland — 9678 — Oak Shade Baptist Church
The formation of this fellowship developed from an 1857 meeting in a log schoolhouse (0.5 miles south). Conducted by two missionaries of the Union Baptist Association, David Fisher and B.L. Wright, it showed a need for the establishment of a church . . . Map (db m206572) HM
9Texas (Liberty County), Cleveland — 9692 — Old Wells' Store
Center section built about 1875 by D. W. Proctor & Company; later operated by L. L. Wells. This structure and earlier one on same site each served as general mercantile store. This building was center for visits and exchange of local news at . . . Map (db m179154) HM
10Texas (Liberty County), Cleveland — 16908 — Riggs Cemetery
Established 1892 Historic Texas Cemetery - 2010 Marker is property of the State of TexasMap (db m156848) HM
11Texas (Liberty County), Cleveland — 9684 — Rural Shade Baptist Church
At least 14 charter members founded this church in the Tarkington's Prairie community about 1870. Land was deeded in 1878 for a combination Baptist church and Masonic Hall structure. That year a two-story building was erected, with the second . . . Map (db m179184) HM
12Texas (Liberty County), Cleveland — Texan TheaterLiberty County Historic Landmark
In 1939, Long Amusement Company, operators of the Cleveland Theater since 1933, purchased property on Houston Street to build a more modern theater. Theater officials Glen McClain and John G. Long contracted with W. C. Lindley to complete the . . . Map (db m206628) HM
13Texas (Liberty County), Cleveland — 12910 — The Schools of Tarkington Prairie
Burton B. Tarkington brought his family from Indiana to present Liberty County in the 1820s. The vast prairie he settled came to be known for him, and it accommodated a number of dispersed agricultural communities over the years. Many of the . . . Map (db m179188) HM
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14Texas (Liberty County), Cleveland — 16405 — Tom Hill House
Completed in 1923, this house was owned by Thomas Coleman Hill (1883-1976) and his wife, Aileene. Tom Hill was a well-respected leader in Cleveland and owned a general store and insurance agency. He also served three terms on the city council, as . . . Map (db m206630) HM
15Texas (Liberty County), Cleveland — Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Vietnam Veterans They Gave Their All To Answer the Call Reverse Side Dedicated to Honor Vietnam Veterans By City of Cleveland, Texas, March 14, 1987 Mayor Ronnie McWaters Billy Thomas, Councilman Richard Boyett, . . . Map (db m206667) WM
16Texas (Liberty County), Cleveland — World War I Memorial
World War I May 16, 1917 July 1, 1921 Reverse Side World War I 1917 - 1921 Americans Fought to Insure the Rights and Liberties of Small Nations, to Bring Peace and Safety to All Nations and to Make the World Safe for . . . Map (db m206664) WM
17Texas (Liberty County), Cleveland — World War II Memorial
World War II Dec. 7, 1941 Dec. 31, 1946 Reverse Side World War II 1941 - 1946 America Is Free Because of the Courage, Sacrifices and Lives of Our Men and Women Who Fought and Died ..... From the Atlantic to the Pacific, . . . Map (db m206660) WM
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Nov. 27, 2022