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Historical Markers in Edom, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Van Zandt 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 Van Zandt County, TX (31) Henderson County, TX (32) Hunt County, TX (65) Kaufman County, TX (93) Rains County, TX (8) Smith County, TX (100) Wood County, TX (67)  VanZandtCounty(31) Van Zandt County (31)  HendersonCounty(32) Henderson County (32)  HuntCounty(65) Hunt County (65)  KaufmanCounty(93) Kaufman County (93)  RainsCounty(8) Rains County (8)  SmithCounty(100) Smith County (100)  WoodCounty(67) Wood County (67)
Canton is the county seat for Van Zandt County
Edom is in Van Zandt County
      Van Zandt County (31)  
ADJACENT TO VAN ZANDT COUNTY
      Henderson County (32)  
      Hunt County (65)  
      Kaufman County (93)  
      Rains County (8)  
      Smith County (100)  
      Wood County (67)  
 
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1Texas (Van Zandt County), Edom — 11374 — Adren Anglin(Feb. 14, 1796 - Jan. 10, 1865)
. . . Map (db m105484) HM
2Texas (Van Zandt County), Edom — 12259 — Asbury Cemetery
The first recorded burial on this site was that of Asbury Lowery (1836-1855). The new burial ground was named in his memory. In 1863, Prairie Flower (1858-1863), the young daughter of celebrated Comanche Indian captive Cynthia Ann Parker and . . . Map (db m105485) HM
3Texas (Van Zandt County), Edom — 11383 — Cherokee Chief Bowles
On this site the Cherokee Chief Bowles was killed on July 16, 1839 while leading 800 Indians of various tribes in battle against 500 Texans. The last engagement between Cherokees and whites in Texas.Map (db m91605) HM
4Texas (Van Zandt County), Edom — 11391 — County Line Missionary Baptist Church
Oral tradition links this church to the original County Line Baptist Church of 1851, the earliest recorded attempt of area African American families to create a community of worship. County Line Colored Missionary Baptist Church was founded in 1872 . . . Map (db m31867) HM
5Texas (Van Zandt County), Edom — 12261 — Site of C.W. Morris Cotton Gin
As was the case in so many small Texas towns in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the cotton gin in Edom was a major element in the economy. First opened at this site in 1918 by Ro Dike, who moved his ginning operation here from Davidson (3 . . . Map (db m28115) HM
 
 
 
 
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Sep. 27, 2022