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Historical Markers in Diboll, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Angelina 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 Angelina County, TX (55) Cherokee County, TX (37) Houston County, TX (55) Jasper County, TX (20) Nacogdoches County, TX (113) Polk County, TX (37) San Augustine County, TX (31) Trinity County, TX (17) Tyler County, TX (12)  AngelinaCounty(55) Angelina County (55)  CherokeeCounty(37) Cherokee County (37)  HoustonCounty(55) Houston County (55)  JasperCounty(20) Jasper County (20)  NacogdochesCounty(113) Nacogdoches County (113)  PolkCounty(37) Polk County (37)  SanAugustineCounty(31) San Augustine County (31)  TrinityCounty(17) Trinity County (17)  TylerCounty(12) Tyler County (12)
Lufkin is the county seat for Angelina County
Diboll is in Angelina County
      Angelina County (55)  
ADJACENT TO ANGELINA COUNTY
      Cherokee County (37)  
      Houston County (55)  
      Jasper County (20)  
      Nacogdoches County (113)  
      Polk County (37)  
      San Augustine County (31)  
      Trinity County (17)  
      Tyler County (12)  
 
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1Texas (Angelina County), Diboll — 6989 — Diboll
A sawmill established here in 1894 by T.L.L. Temple gave rise to a town that by 1900 contained a commissary, post office, churches, homes, and schools run by the Southern Pine Lumber Company. The town was named for the Diboll family of New Orleans . . . Map (db m30360) HM
2Texas (Angelina County), Diboll — 6993 — Emporia
Emporia Lumber Company co-owner S.F. Carter and M.T. Jones purchased over 5,000 acres of land in south Angelina County and established a company town named Emporia in 1893. The town included sawmill facilities, a railroad spur to ship lumber, . . . Map (db m37824) HM
3Texas (Angelina County), Diboll — 6998 — First Methodist Church of Diboll
This congregation was founded about 1897, soon after Diboll was established as a sawmill town. Early worship services were held in a local schoolhouse and in a two-story structure shared with the local Baptist congregation and fraternal . . . Map (db m38057) HM
4Texas (Angelina County), Diboll — 8715 — Old Diboll Library
Built about 1908 by T.L.L. Temple for his Southern Pine Lumber Company employees, this building served for many years as a community library and recreation hall. While the lower floor included a reading room and recreational facilities, the upper . . . Map (db m38050) HM
5Texas (Angelina County), Diboll — 8718 — Prairie Grove
The community of Prairie Grove began in 1845 and became a place for early settlers to gather. A cemetery began in 1849 when the young daughter of John M. and Caroline Stovall died. In the 1880s a school/church building was erected near the cemetery, . . . Map (db m79123) HM
6Texas (Angelina County), Diboll — 8720 — Ryan Chapel
Founded 1866, after new settler, Rev. Issac Ryan, had Methodist revival in home before occupying it. His brother John was one of 19 charter members. L.H.D. and Sallie Guinn gave 7.5 acres for church and cemetery. First 16 by 20-ft. church had . . . Map (db m37821) HM
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7Texas (Angelina County), Diboll — 8726 — Thomas Lewis Latane Temple(1859-1935)
Virginia native Thomas Lewis Latane Temple, son of Henry W.L. and Susan (Jones) Temple, moved to Texarkana, Texas, in 1877. He married Georgie D. Fowlkes in 1880. In 1893 Temple organized the Southern Pine Lumber Company in Texarkana and began . . . Map (db m30374) HM
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022