“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 Donna, Texas

Clickable Map of Hidalgo 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> Hidalgo County, TX (67) Brooks County, TX (12) Cameron County, TX (120) Kenedy County, TX (5) Starr County, TX (16) Willacy County, TX (6)  HidalgoCounty(67) Hidalgo County (67)  BrooksCounty(12) Brooks County (12)  CameronCounty(120) Cameron County (120)  KenedyCounty(5) Kenedy County (5)  StarrCounty(16) Starr County (16)  WillacyCounty(6) Willacy County (6)
Edinburg is the county seat for Hidalgo County
Donna is in Hidalgo County
      Hidalgo County (67)  
      Brooks County (12)  
      Cameron County (120)  
      Kenedy County (5)  
      Starr County (16)  
      Willacy County (6)  
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1Texas (Hidalgo County), Donna — 150 — American Legion Hall
Donna Border Post No. 107. Dedicated 1920. First American Legion Hall built or owned by any post in the world. Recorded Texas Historic LandmarkMap (db m180544) HM
2Texas (Hidalgo County), Donna — 1251 — Donna
Two East Texas men, T. J. Hooks and A. F. Hester, began developing this area for settlement in the late 1890s. Through formation of the La Blanca Agricultural Co., they set up farms and irrigation systems and advertised the area's favorable climate . . . Map (db m180681) HM
3Texas (Hidalgo County), Donna — 1252 — Donna Central Elementary School
Built as the result of a special bond election in 1925, this is the oldest existing structure in the Donna Independent School District. Initially an elementary school, it served as a junior high facility from 1965 to 1983. Designed by the . . . Map (db m195624) HM
4Texas (Hidalgo County), Donna — Donna Hooks Fletcher
The City of Donna was named after, the beautiful and fiercely independent Donna Hooks Fletcher (1879 - 1969). Donna was the daughter of Thomas J. Hooks, one of the founders of the original townsite. Ahead of her time, she was a pioneer and . . . Map (db m180743) HM
5Texas (Hidalgo County), Donna — 15868 — P.P. Ackley and the Texas Chisholm Trail
Illinois native Peter Preston Ackley (1858-1940) moved to Texas as a boy. He went on several trail drives in 1870s and 1880s, bringing from cattle Texas, Nebraska and Canada to Kansas railheads. Starting in the 1920s, Ackley worked to have the . . . Map (db m180714) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022