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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Cross Plains, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Callahan County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Callahan County, TX (44) Brown County, TX (12) Coleman County, TX (36) Eastland County, TX (42) Jones County, TX (35) Shackelford County, TX (59) Taylor County, TX (89)  CallahanCounty(44) Callahan County (44)  BrownCounty(12) Brown County (12)  ColemanCounty(36) Coleman County (36)  EastlandCounty(42) Eastland County (42)  JonesCounty(35) Jones County (35)  ShackelfordCounty(59) Shackelford County (59)  TaylorCounty(89) Taylor County (89)
Location of Cross Plains, Texas
    Callahan County (44)
    Brown County (12)
    Coleman County (36)
    Eastland County (42)
    Jones County (35)
    Shackelford County (59)
    Taylor County (89)
 
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GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1Texas (Callahan County), Cross Plains — 1080 — Cottonwood Bank and Post Office
W.F. Griffin opened a bank about 1911 in this small frame building. With Griffin as a director, Paul Ramsey served as the first president. His duties included teller, cashier, loan officer and custodian. When the railroad bypassed Cottonwood, . . . Map (db m79976) HM
2Texas (Callahan County), Cross Plains — 17769 — Cross Plains Cemetery
Situated on a flat area near the edge of town, the Cross Plains Cemetery is the final resting place for the town’s key leaders and families. The land, originally granted to James Knight, one of Stephen F. Austin’s original colonists, for service in . . . Map (db m79908) HM
3Texas (Callahan County), Cross Plains — 1995 — Fort Mason-Camp Cooper Military Road
1 mile east to Fort Mason-Camp Cooper Military Road Route for U.S. 2nd Cavalry and supplies from San Antonio to Fort Mason (about 100 mi. S. of here) to Camp Cooper (about 65 mi. N.) in campaigns of 1851-1861 against Plains Indians. Great . . . Map (db m69236) HM
4Texas (Callahan County), Cross Plains — 1995 — Fort Mason-Camp Cooper Military Road
1 mile east to Fort Mason-Camp Cooper Military Road Route for U.S. 2nd Cavalry and supplies from San Antonio to Fort Mason (about 100 miles south of here) to Camp Cooper (about 65 miles north) in campaigns of 1851-1861 against Plains . . . Map (db m73345) HM
5Texas (Callahan County), Cross Plains — 17045 — Old Cottonwood Cemetery
For his military service with the Republic of Texas, George Washington Glasscock, Sr. (1810-68) received a land grant incorporating the future settlement of Cottonwood. His will conveyed this land to his daughter, Sarah Jane Glasscock Hall, whose . . . Map (db m79977) HM
6Texas (Callahan County), Cross Plains — 4764 — Site of Cottonwood Springs
After Indians on High Plains were subdued (1874) by Gen. R.S. MacKenzie, settlers started to pour into this area, where they found abundant game, water, and good soil for ranching, farming. Cottonwood Springs, at head of Green Briar Creek, was one . . . Map (db m79978) HM
7Texas (Callahan County), Cross Plains — The Home of Robert E. Howard
This Property Has Been Placed On The National Register of Historic Places By The United States Department Of The InteriorMap (db m79907) HM
 
May. 7, 2021