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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Grapeland, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Houston 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 Houston County, TX (41) Anderson County, TX (27) Angelina County, TX (55) Cherokee County, TX (36) Leon County, TX (6) Madison County, TX (8) Trinity County, TX (6) Walker County, TX (46)  HoustonCounty(41) Houston County (41)  AndersonCounty(27) Anderson County (27)  AngelinaCounty(55) Angelina County (55)  CherokeeCounty(36) Cherokee County (36)  LeonCounty(6) Leon County (6)  MadisonCounty(8) Madison County (8)  TrinityCounty(6) Trinity County (6)  WalkerCounty(46) Walker County (46)
Location of Grapeland, Texas
    Houston County (41)
    Anderson County (27)
    Angelina County (55)
    Cherokee County (36)
    Leon County (6)
    Madison County (8)
    Trinity County (6)
    Walker County (46)
 
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GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1Texas (Houston County), Grapeland — 7058 — City of Grapeland
In area settled about 1850. Founded 1872 by International & Great Northern Railway Investors. Named for rank wild grapevines. Post office opened May 26, 1873. Log schoolhouse, used also for church services, was first public building. Disciples . . . Map (db m161210) HM
2Texas (Houston County), Grapeland — 11215 — First Baptist Church of Grapeland
As baptists from surrounding rural communities began to move to the thriving railroad town of Grapeland, the need for a Baptist Church in town led to the establishment of this congregation in 1891. Services were held in the public school until . . . Map (db m161153) HM
3Texas (Houston County), Grapeland — 11127 — First Christian ChurchOf Grapeland
Congregation organized about 1870 in community of Red House (3 mi. East), where Indian Village had once stood. When Grapeland was founded with coming of railroad in 1872, church moved to town. At first held services in school house. Present . . . Map (db m161139) HM
4Texas (Houston County), Grapeland — 11064 — Franklin Columbus Woodard(April 1, 1847 - Jan. 31, 1911)
Alabama native Franklin Columbus Woodard settled in this area with his parents about 1850. After being educated as a teacher, Woodard graduated from Medical School in 1887 and later moved his family to Grapeland to start his medical practice. In . . . Map (db m161161) HM
5Texas (Houston County), Grapeland — 11061 — Joseph Randolph Yarbrough(Jan. 31, 1817 - Mar. 26, 1867)
A native of Louisiana, Joseph Randolph Yarbrough served in the Texas War for Independence from Mexico and was assigned to guard the camp opposite Harrisburg during the Battle of San Jacinto. He and his father, John Swanson Yarbrough, signed the . . . Map (db m161208) HM
 
 
 
Apr. 21, 2021