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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Gladewater

 
Clickable Map of Gregg 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 Gregg County, TX (71) Harrison County, TX (23) Rusk County, TX (3) Smith County, TX (100) Upshur County, TX (19)  GreggCounty(71) Gregg County (71)  HarrisonCounty(23) Harrison County (23)  RuskCounty(3) Rusk County (3)  SmithCounty(100) Smith County (100)  UpshurCounty(19) Upshur County (19)
Gladewater, Texas and Vicinity
    Gregg County (71)
    Harrison County (23)
    Rusk County (3)
    Smith County (100)
    Upshur County (19)
 
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1Texas (Gregg County), Gladewater — 13281 — Dr. E. L. and Nannie Lewis Walker House
Edgar Lathgro Walker of Tennessee wed Nannie E. Lewis, a native of Kentucky, in 1891. The couple later brought their two young daughters, Lena and Alma, to Gladewater to visit E.L.'s brother, William, and they decided to stay. Their third daughter, . . . — Map (db m136256) HM
2Texas (Gregg County), Gladewater — 9956 — First Franchised Motor Bus Line in Texas
The W. E. Nunnelee Bus Lines began passenger service from Tyler to Gladewater and Mt. Pleasant in March 1925; later added buses from Tyler to Henderson and Nacogdoches. Twenty-six vehicles were operated over the 205 miles. These included 7-passenger . . . — Map (db m136243) HM
3Texas (Gregg County), Gladewater — 13264 — First United Methodist Church of Gladewater
Developed as a railroad town in the 1870s, Gladewater grew slowly but steadily in the first decades of its existence. In 1922, twelve adults and two children led by the Rev. H.T. Perritte of Longview met in Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Godfrey's home to . . . — Map (db m139125) HM
4Texas (Gregg County), Gladewater — 9958 — Foshee Family Homestead
Built 1890 on site purchased 1884 by William Emmett and Mary R. Foshee. He was a native of Alabama and she was a member of the pioneer Shepperd family of Upshur County. Eight children were born to this couple. Lumber for house was sawed at . . . — Map (db m139096) HM
5Texas (Gregg County), Gladewater — 9960 — Gladewater
Founded as St. Clair, about 3 miles east. Moved to present site on Glade Creek and T&P Railway, 1872. Population grew from 500 to 7000 after oil was discovered in 1931. It became hub of production and refining operations. Manufacturing, . . . — Map (db m33490) HM
6Texas (Gregg County), Gladewater — Gladewater Lodge No. 852, A.F. & A.M.
On November 15, 1900, twenty master masons, many from Longview Masonic Lodge No. 404, presented a petition to form a separate lodge. On April 19, 1901, Grand Master Nat M. Washer issued the dispensation, and Daniel Washington Wood served as First . . . — Map (db m139119) HM
7Texas (Gregg County), Gladewater — 9996 — John Ben Shepperd(October 19, 1915 - March 8, 1990)
A native of Gladewater, John Ben Shepperd began a law practice in Longview soon after his graduation from the University of Texas Law School in 1941. After service in World War II, he gained prominence as national president of the Jaycees. His . . . — Map (db m139132) HM
8Texas (Gregg County), Gladewater — 9993 — Rosedale Cemetery
When John Kettle Armstrong and his wife Sarah bought 160 acres here in 1844, they were among the first settlers. Sarah died in 1856 and Armstrong set aside this tract for a cemetery. Tradition says the Armstrong slaves were interred outside the . . . — Map (db m139092) HM
9Texas (Gregg County), Gladewater — 2 — The Gladewater Discovery WellSnavely #1
On April 7, 1931 this wildcat well drilled by Selby Oil and Gas Co. of Tulsa, OK. came-in at 1000 barrels an hour. Located in the Sabine River bottom a mile south of town, it connected Gladewater to the vast East Texas Oil Field stretching from . . . — Map (db m139134) HM
 
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