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
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
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
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
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