“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 Cost, Texas

Clickable Map of Gonzales 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> Gonzales County, TX (90) Caldwell County, TX (65) DeWitt County, TX (72) Fayette County, TX (149) Guadalupe County, TX (86) Karnes County, TX (33) Lavaca County, TX (103) Wilson County, TX (56)  GonzalesCounty(90) Gonzales County (90)  CaldwellCounty(65) Caldwell County (65)  DeWittCounty(72) DeWitt County (72)  FayetteCounty(149) Fayette County (149)  GuadalupeCounty(86) Guadalupe County (86)  KarnesCounty(33) Karnes County (33)  LavacaCounty(103) Lavaca County (103)  WilsonCounty(56) Wilson County (56)
Gonzales is the county seat for Gonzales County
Cost is in Gonzales County
      Gonzales County (90)  
      Caldwell County (65)  
      DeWitt County (72)  
      Fayette County (149)  
      Guadalupe County (86)  
      Karnes County (33)  
      Lavaca County (103)  
      Wilson County (56)  
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1 Texas, Gonzales County, Cost — 1224 — Dikes Family Cemetery
Established about 1850 by Miles G. Dikes (1804-1872). An original member of DeWitt Colony, Dikes emigrated from Georgia in 1829. In 1839 , married Eady Hodges (1810-1868). First known burial, in 1859, was Dikes' son, Lovic. Cemetery contains 20 . . . Map (db m128147) HM
2 Texas, Gonzales County, Cost — 1867 — First Shot of the Texas Revolution
One and one-half mile from here the first shot of the Texas Revolution was fired from a small cannon by Texans under the command of Col. John H. Moore October 2, 1835Map (db m128146) HM
3 Texas, Gonzales County, Cost — 2459 — Here was Fired First Gun for Texas Independence
Here was fired first gun for Texas Independence. Oct. 2, 1835 Erected by the children of Gonzales city schools. Apr. 21, 1903Map (db m118444) HM
4 Texas, Gonzales County, Cost — 13546 — Site of Cost School
In the 1890s, children of families living in the Cost community, originally known as Oso, attended area schools that were part of the White School District No. 38 and County School District No. 38-1/2 to the east. By 1903, the county built the Cost . . . Map (db m128148) HM
5 Texas, Gonzales County, Cost — 1866 — Site of the First Shot of the Texas Revolution
Near here on October 2, 1835 was fired the first shot of the Texas Revolution of 1835-36 - the shot heard round the world. At Gonzales the Texans defied the Mexican government and refused their demand for the Gonzales cannon with the "Come and Take . . . Map (db m118445) HM
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Apr. 22, 2024