“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 Glidden, Texas

Clickable Map of Colorado 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> Colorado County, TX (117) Austin County, TX (115) Fayette County, TX (149) Jackson County, TX (14) Lavaca County, TX (103) Wharton County, TX (50)  ColoradoCounty(117) Colorado County (117)  AustinCounty(115) Austin County (115)  FayetteCounty(149) Fayette County (149)  JacksonCounty(14) Jackson County (14)  LavacaCounty(103) Lavaca County (103)  WhartonCounty(50) Wharton County (50)
Columbus is the county seat for Colorado County
Glidden is in Colorado County
      Colorado County (117)  
      Austin County (115)  
      Fayette County (149)  
      Jackson County (14)  
      Lavaca County (103)  
      Wharton County (50)  
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1 Texas, Colorado County, Glidden — 2192 — Glidden
Before the railroad came to Colorado County, this area was the origin of several cattle drives to northern markets. Early settlers in the region were area gravel industry pioneer J.N.Mahon; John Turnbough, a contractor who came in 1877; rancher . . . Map (db m178910) HM
2 Texas, Colorado County, Glidden — 2193 — Glidden Baptist Church
This congregation grew out of a community church that began meeting in the railroad town of Glidden as early as 1895. In 1906 the Glidden Missionary Baptist Church in Christ was formally organized. Members of the church called their first pastor, . . . Map (db m178906) HM
3 Texas, Colorado County, Glidden — 15065 — Olive Branch Baptist Church and Rocky Chapel School
The Olive Branch Baptist Church was established in the 1860s. Charter members were Jeff Collier, Jim Shepherd, John Turbin, Jack Johnson, and Gus, Elizah, and Jim Smallwood. Begun several miles west of this site, the church moved here in 1896. The . . . Map (db m178905) HM
4 Texas, Colorado County, Glidden — Rocky Chapel
Colorado County Historic School Site This was the location of Rocky Chapel 1895 - 1955 One of the early schools in Colorado County which served the people of this area. This plaque commemorating the historic school was donated . . . Map (db m178880) HM
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Feb. 21, 2024