“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 Happy, Texas

Clickable Map of Swisher 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> Swisher County, TX (23) Armstrong County, TX (25) Briscoe County, TX (24) Castro County, TX (13) Floyd County, TX (20) Hale County, TX (43) Randall County, TX (52)  SwisherCounty(23) Swisher County (23)  ArmstrongCounty(25) Armstrong County (25)  BriscoeCounty(24) Briscoe County (24)  CastroCounty(13) Castro County (13)  FloydCounty(20) Floyd County (20)  HaleCounty(43) Hale County (43)  RandallCounty(52) Randall County (52)
Tulia is the county seat for Swisher County
Happy is in Swisher County
      Swisher County (23)  
      Armstrong County (25)  
      Briscoe County (24)  
      Castro County (13)  
      Floyd County (20)  
      Hale County (43)  
      Randall County (52)  
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1Texas (Swisher County), Happy — 1890 — First United Methodist Churchof Happy
Meetings held in early settlers' homes led to the formation of a Methodist fellowship in Happy in 1905. Services were first held in a schoolhouse and then in a small, frame church constructed by carpenter J. F. White. The structure stood on land . . . Map (db m91350) HM
2Texas (Swisher County), Happy — 2368 — Happy Cemetery
The Happy Cemetery Association, organized on March 18, 1912. Purchased five acres of land for two adjacent cemeteries (one specifically for Catholics) from local businessman James F. White. The oldest recorded grave is that of William T. King . . . Map (db m91353) HM
3Texas (Swisher County), Happy — 14105 — Happy Public Schools
Formal education began for students of Happy, Texas when the original settlement, two miles east, moved to this townsite in 1906 in response to the newly laid Santa Fe Rail Line. Sarah Ann Rose taught local students in a one-room frame schoolhouse . . . Map (db m91351) HM
4Texas (Swisher County), Happy — 2383 — Harman-Toles Elevator(¼ mile west)
Holland E. Toles (1894-1941) opened a grain elevator in this area in 1926, and was joined by Vernon Harman in 1938. After Toles' death, Harman formed a new partnership with John F. and Holl Ed Toles. World War II, increased . . . Map (db m150173) HM
5Texas (Swisher County), Happy — 4852 — Site of Old Happy
The Hugh Currie family home, "Happy Hollow" (built 1891, near this site), was for many years only house on Amarillo-Tulia freight and stage lines. Settlers got mail and freight here. The U.S. Postal Department cut name to "Happy" for the post . . . Map (db m91348) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022