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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Greenvine, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Washington 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 Washington County, TX (124) Austin County, TX (75) Brazos County, TX (55) Burleson County, TX (23) Fayette County, TX (65) Grimes County, TX (45) Lee County, TX (15) Waller County, TX (49)  WashingtonCounty(124) Washington County (124)  AustinCounty(75) Austin County (75)  BrazosCounty(55) Brazos County (55)  BurlesonCounty(23) Burleson County (23)  FayetteCounty(65) Fayette County (65)  GrimesCounty(45) Grimes County (45)  LeeCounty(15) Lee County (15)  WallerCounty(49) Waller County (49)
Location of Greenvine, Texas
    Washington County (124)
    Austin County (75)
    Brazos County (55)
    Burleson County (23)
    Fayette County (65)
    Grimes County (45)
    Lee County (15)
    Waller County (49)
 
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1Texas (Washington County), Greenvine — 8343 — Greenvine Baptist Church
Ebenezer German Baptist Church was organized in 1861 following a revival preached by Frank Kiefer (1833-1909), a German immigrant and convert to the Baptist faith. Commonly known as Greenvine Baptist Church, the congregation first met in a log . . . Map (db m165383) HM
2Texas (Washington County), Greenvine — 8342 — Greenvine Gas Discovery(2 mi. Northwest)
Apparently the first use in Texas of natural gas for fuel occurred in 1879 near here. William Seidel, a farmer, grist mill and cotton gin owner, and merchant, trying to dig a water well, struck gas at approximate depth of 106 feet. The gas was piped . . . Map (db m28321) HM
3Texas (Washington County), Greenvine — 8344 — Greenvine Schools
Public education in the rural community of Greenvine began in 1880, when the Greenvine School was established near this site. The students, predominantly German in descent and Lutheran and Baptist in faith, began attending classes taught in German . . . Map (db m165384) HM
 
 
  
  
 
Apr. 15, 2021