On U.S. 90 at 8th Street, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 90.
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
On 8th Street at Brazos Street, on the left when traveling south on 8th Street.
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
On Taylor Street at Olive Branch Street, on the left when traveling east on Taylor Street.
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
On Taylor Street at Olive Branch Street on Taylor Street.
Colorado County Historic School Site
This was the location of
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