“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 Follett, Texas

Clickable Map of Lipscomb 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> Lipscomb County, TX (24) Hemphill County, TX (35) Ochiltree County, TX (11) Roberts County, TX (11) Beaver County, OK (6) Ellis County, OK (3)  LipscombCounty(24) Lipscomb County (24)  HemphillCounty(35) Hemphill County (35)  OchiltreeCounty(11) Ochiltree County (11)  RobertsCounty(11) Roberts County (11)  BeaverCountyOklahoma(6) Beaver County (6)  EllisCounty(3) Ellis County (3)
Lipscomb is the county seat for Lipscomb County
Follett is in Lipscomb County
      Lipscomb County (24)  
      Hemphill County (35)  
      Ochiltree County (11)  
      Roberts County (11)  
      Beaver County, Oklahoma (6)  
      Ellis County, Oklahoma (3)  
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1Texas (Lipscomb County), Follett — 13944 — Fairmont Cemetery
This burial ground serves citizens near the northern tip of Texas at a site closer to capitals of six other states than it is to Austin. In 1901, area settlers established Ivanhoe, OK., eight miles to the north. That town moved two miles in 1909 to . . . Map (db m93537) HM
2Texas (Lipscomb County), Follett — 13098 — Fairview Cemetery
Established 1924 Historic Texas Cemetery - 2004Map (db m93589) HM
3Texas (Lipscomb County), Follett — 1935 — Follett
A gateway to Texas Panhandle's "Golden Spread". Founded as "Ivanhoe", on a site across state line, in Oklahoma. Town moved twice to locate on a railroad. Situated here in 1917, and renamed for Horace Follett, railroad surveyor. Economy based on . . . Map (db m93536) HM
4Texas (Lipscomb County), Follett — 18670 — Follett United Methodist Church
In the early pioneer days of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandle, circuit riders (ministers on horseback) provided pioneers with church services. In north Ivanhoe, Oklahoma, in 1903, a group of rural residents gathered to form the Ivanhoe . . . Map (db m154123) HM
5Texas (Lipscomb County), Follett — 1936 — Follett United Methodist Church and Church Bell
The Rev. Grant. L. Hayes, first Methodist circuit rider in this area, founded the Ivanhoe, Okla., church 3 miles to the north in 1902; the Stillwater Church, 6 miles east, in Texas in 1904. After Follett originated on the Santa Fe Railroad in . . . Map (db m93533) HM
6Texas (Lipscomb County), Follett — 3611 — Northeast Corner of Texas(3.56 miles north of this marker)
Established by law in 1850 as intersection of 100° longitude and 36° 30' latitude, this point remained in dispute 79 years. Of some nine surveys made to locate corner on ground, almost none coincided. Even so, three blocks were annexed to Texas . . . Map (db m93540) HM
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Oct. 4, 2022