“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Hemphill, Texas

Clickable Map of Sabine 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> Sabine County, TX (36) Jasper County, TX (20) Newton County, TX (25) San Augustine County, TX (44) Shelby County, TX (18) Sabine Parish, LA (11)  SabineCounty(36) Sabine County (36)  JasperCounty(20) Jasper County (20)  NewtonCounty(25) Newton County (25)  SanAugustineCounty(44) San Augustine County (44)  ShelbyCounty(18) Shelby County (18)  SabineParishLouisiana(11) Sabine Parish (11)
Hemphill is the county seat for Sabine County
Hemphill is in Sabine County
      Sabine County (36)  
      Jasper County (20)  
      Newton County (25)  
      San Augustine County (44)  
      Shelby County (18)  
      Sabine Parish, Louisiana (11)  
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1 Texas, Sabine County, Hemphill — 13223 — Fairmount Cemetery
As early as the 1850s, families settled here along South Prong Creek. Except for a brief period, a post office operated from 1854 until 1937. The community also supported a school until 1953. It is believed residents made burials at the community . . . Map (db m107171) HM
2 Texas, Sabine County, Hemphill — 14318 — First Baptist Church of Hemphill
The First Baptist Church of Hemphill has served the community since 1858, when Hemphill was organized. A number families from other states settled Hemphill at that time, including the five families that established the church. The organizing members . . . Map (db m107128) HM
3 Texas, Sabine County, Hemphill — 15412 — Hemphill
In 1858, Sabine County organized the community of Hemphill, named for Texas Supreme Court Justice John Hemphill (1803 – 1862). An election determined that the county seat would be moved from Milam to this new settlement in the center of Sabine . . . Map (db m107166) HM
4 Texas, Sabine County, Hemphill — 11037 — Hemphill Cemetery
The burials in this cemetery reflect the early history of Hemphill as a developing commercial center and seat of government. The oldest marked grave dates from 1867, nine years after the town was founded. The early gravestone marks the burial site . . . Map (db m107223) HM
5 Texas, Sabine County, Hemphill — In Memory of Charles Krenek & Jules “Buzz” Mier, Jr.
On February 1, 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated in the skies over Texas and came to rest in Sabine County. Hundreds of volunteers undertook the difficult task of recovering Columbia and her Crew. This monument serves as a reminder . . . Map (db m107123) HM
6 Texas, Sabine County, Hemphill — In Memory of Columbia STS-107
Her crew Rick D. Husband William C. McCool David M. Brown Kalpana Chawla Michael P. Anderson Laurel B. Clark Ilan Ramon On February 1, 2003, the crew of the Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 gave their lives in their final mission to . . . Map (db m107124) HM
7 Texas, Sabine County, Hemphill — Pratt
This marks the site of the former home of Hampton and Mary Pratt, pioneer Sabine County residents, and among the very first founders and settlers of Hemphill; the Pratts came from Alabama and established the first general merchandise business in . . . Map (db m107125) HM
8 Texas, Sabine County, Hemphill — 16358 — Sabine County
Sabine County, one of the original 23 Texas counties, is on the eastern border of Texas. It is bound by and named for the Sabine River, which separates the state from Louisiana. Originally, the Ais tribe of the Caddo Indians lived in the area. By . . . Map (db m107165) HM
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9 Texas, Sabine County, Hemphill — 7576 — Sabine County
A borderland between Spain and the United States, 1803-1819...Entry for many Anglo-American colonists and travelers after 1820, first included in the municipality of Nacogdoches; After 1832 in the municipality of San Augustine; On December 15, 1835, . . . Map (db m240814) HM
10 Texas, Sabine County, Hemphill — 7577 — Sabine County Courthouse
An 1858 election called for Sabine County offices to be moved from Milam (7 Mi. N) to this more central location. The new county seat, Hemphill, was named for former Texas Supreme Court Justice John Hemphill. The first courthouse at this site burned . . . Map (db m107164) HM
11 Texas, Sabine County, Hemphill — 7578 — Sabine County Jail
Sabine County commissioners contracted for this two-story Victorian jail building in 1903. It was completed the following year during the county judgeship of James T. Peace. Bricks for the eterior were supplied from the local kiln of Henry Huffman. . . . Map (db m107170) HM
12 Texas, Sabine County, Hemphill — 11032 — Site of East Mayfield
The community of East Mayfield was built here in 1912 and named for Texas Railroad Commissioner Earle B. Mayfield. Formed around the large lumber mill built by Hiram Knox of the Knox Lumber Company, the town was incorporated in 1914. It had a . . . Map (db m241810) HM
13 Texas, Sabine County, Hemphill — 14533 — William F. and Bertha Sutor Goodrich House
The son of an early Sabine County family, William Franklin Goodrich graduated in the first class of the University of Texas Law School in 1886. The next year, he wed Bertha Sutor of Travis County and returned to Hemphill, where he was a lawyer, . . . Map (db m221464) HM
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Apr. 23, 2024