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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Frankston, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Anderson 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 Anderson County, TX (27) Cherokee County, TX (36) Freestone County, TX (26) Henderson County, TX (22) Houston County, TX (41) Leon County, TX (6)  AndersonCounty(27) Anderson County (27)  CherokeeCounty(36) Cherokee County (36)  FreestoneCounty(26) Freestone County (26)  HendersonCounty(22) Henderson County (22)  HoustonCounty(41) Houston County (41)  LeonCounty(6) Leon County (6)
Location of Frankston, Texas
    Anderson County (27)
    Cherokee County (36)
    Freestone County (26)
    Henderson County (22)
    Houston County (41)
    Leon County (6)
 
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1Texas (Anderson County), Frankston — 8755 — Frankston City Park
In 1900 the Texas & New Orleans Railroad built a line through this area and plotted a townsite here on land owned by Frankie Miller. The town was named for "Miss Frankie" who donated this site, known as the Town Square, for a city park. By 1908 a . . . Map (db m161088) HM
2Texas (Anderson County), Frankston — 8756 — Frankston Railroad Depot
In 1900 the Texas & New Orleans Railroad, now part of the Southern Pacific line, platted the town of Frankston. The station was first called Frankport and the post office Ayres. Both were renamed Frankston in 1902 for Miss Frankie Miller, who gave . . . Map (db m102007) HM
3Texas (Anderson County), Frankston — 8783 — Mount Vernon United Methodist Church
Early denominational records indicate that this congregation was in existence as a mission church as early as 1880. In 1896, A.L. and Susanna Herrington donated one acre to the county to be used for a free school. A one-room school building was . . . Map (db m161100) HM
4Texas (Anderson County), Frankston — 8770 — Site of the Kickapoo Battlefield
Here General Thomas J. Rusk with 200 Texans on October 16, 1838, attacked a band of hostile Indians and allied Mexicans, molestors of frontier settlements, and routed them.Map (db m102008) HM
 
 
  
 
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