“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 Farmersville, Texas

Clickable Map of Collin 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> Collin County, TX (142) Dallas County, TX (372) Denton County, TX (89) Fannin County, TX (27) Grayson County, TX (65) Hunt County, TX (65) Rockwall County, TX (6)  CollinCounty(142) Collin County (142)  DallasCounty(372) Dallas County (372)  DentonCounty(89) Denton County (89)  FanninCounty(27) Fannin County (27)  GraysonCounty(65) Grayson County (65)  HuntCounty(65) Hunt County (65)  RockwallCounty(6) Rockwall County (6)
McKinney is the county seat for Collin County
Farmersville is in Collin County
      Collin County (142)  
      Dallas County (372)  
      Denton County (89)  
      Fannin County (27)  
      Grayson County (65)  
      Hunt County (65)  
      Rockwall County (6)  
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1Texas (Collin County), Farmersville — 15321 — Audie Murphy’s HomecomingJune 15, 1945
With Allied victory in World War II Europe secured, Farmersville celebrated the return of the area’s most famous citizen soldier. On his 18th birthday, Audie Murphy enlisted in the U.S. Army at the Greenville Post Office. In more than two years of . . . Map (db m162991) HM
2Texas (Collin County), Farmersville — 15562 — Bain-Honaker House
Anna Melissa Hicks Bain (1834-1906), widow of John Alexander Bain, built this house in 1865 on 6.75 acres of land east of town square in Farmersville. She reared five daughters here: Mary Clorinda, Martha, Catherine, Christina and Margaret. An . . . Map (db m162856) HM
3Texas (Collin County), Farmersville — 12926 — Bethlehem Baptist Church
Bethlehem Baptist Church was established in 1854. Gifts provided land for a church and cemetery: in 1859, from Hugh and Edea Woody; in 1886, from Peyton D. and Sallie E. Huff; and, in 1904, from J.B. and Martha Watson. At that time, the Bethlehem . . . Map (db m164623) HM
4Texas (Collin County), Farmersville — 1574 — Farmersville
Originated 1849 as a settlement on the Jefferson-McKinney road, and near Republic of Texas National road. Named by pioneers for their chief occupation. After 1854, the Yearys and their neighbors of Sugar Hill (2 mi. NE) began relocating here. Dr. . . . Map (db m162995) HM
5Texas (Collin County), Farmersville — 13927 — Farmersville I.O.O.F. Cemetery
Farmersville is one of the oldest towns in Collin County. It has historic ties to the antebellum (pre-Civil War) era of Texas and the pioneer settlement of Sugar Hill (1.5 mi. NE), founded by John Yeary. The center of settlement soon shifted to . . . Map (db m163056) HM
6Texas (Collin County), Farmersville — 13979 — Farmersville Masonic LodgeNo. 214, A.F. & A.M.
This Romanesque revival structure, built in 1888-89. Housed a second story fraternal hall above a first floor mercantile. One of the earliest surviving buildings in Farmersville, it features locally quarried limestone, narrow double-hung windows, . . . Map (db m162982) HM
7Texas (Collin County), Farmersville — 6133 — First Baptist Church of Farmersville
Fifteen charter members, meeting under a brush arbor at this site on May 14, 1865, organized the First Baptist Church and chose the Rev. John C. Averitt (1818-1895) as the first pastor. Worship services were held in private homes and later in the . . . Map (db m162853) HM
8Texas (Collin County), Farmersville — 6151 — First Methodist Church of Farmersville
This congregation traces its beginning to organized Methodist classes conducted in 1856 by the Rev. J. W. Chalk in a local schoolhouse west of the pioneer town of Farmersville. A community wide all-night revival held in Farmersville’s lone church . . . Map (db m162815) HM
9Texas (Collin County), Farmersville — 6154 — First National Bank of Farmersville
Named for the occupation of many of its citizens, the town of Farmersville was founded in the mid 1850s. A private bank, the Exchange Bank was established in 1885, and housed in the rear of the Aston Brothers store. A national bank charter was . . . Map (db m170534) HM
10Texas (Collin County), Farmersville — 13435 — Honaker-Holsonbake House
Prominent businessman John Milburn Honaker and his wife Malinda (Buckley) built a queen-Anne home at this site in 1893. They extensively remodeled the house in 1910 in a neoclassical style, adding a full second floor and a two-story porch with . . . Map (db m162978) HM
11Texas (Collin County), Farmersville — 6169 — Huson Cemetery
Allen Daniel and his family came to Texas from Tennessee in 1847. He and his wife Elizabeth were the parents of eight children. They settled in this area in 1850 and Daniel purchased 480 acres of land in May 1851. Less than one year later, on . . . Map (db m163050) HM
12Texas (Collin County), Farmersville — Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Malissa (Dodson) Sides became the first person to be buried on this site in March 1891. Believed to have been half Native American, Mrs. Sides and her Cherokee half sister Ellen Murphy survived the U.S. government relocation of the tribe during . . . Map (db m163156) HM
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May. 20, 2022