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

Clickable Map of Lipscomb 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> Lipscomb County, TX (24) Hemphill County, TX (35) Ochiltree County, TX (11) Roberts County, TX (11) Beaver County, OK (6) Ellis County, OK (3)  LipscombCounty(24) Lipscomb County (24)  HemphillCounty(35) Hemphill County (35)  OchiltreeCounty(11) Ochiltree County (11)  RobertsCounty(11) Roberts County (11)  BeaverCountyOklahoma(6) Beaver County (6)  EllisCounty(3) Ellis County (3)
Lipscomb is the county seat for Lipscomb County
Higgins is in Lipscomb County
      Lipscomb County (24)  
      Hemphill County (35)  
      Ochiltree County (11)  
      Roberts County (11)  
      Beaver County, Oklahoma (6)  
      Ellis County, Oklahoma (3)  
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1Texas (Lipscomb County), Higgins — 2474 — Higgins
Town platted, post office opened and first train arrived, 1887. Named for G. H. Higgins, wealthy railroad stockholder. Early cattle shipping point. Devastating tornado struck April 9, 1947. An estimated 45 were killed, 140 injured. Ranching, . . . Map (db m55740) HM
2Texas (Lipscomb County), Higgins — 14500 — Higgins Cemetery
This burial ground has served residents of the Higgins Community since the late 1800s. Higgins was platted in 1887 on land owned by E.C. Gray, who purchased area property along with his brother-in-law George Patton, and Jim Patton. The three . . . Map (db m154137) HM
3Texas (Lipscomb County), Higgins — 3082 — Lipscomb County
Formed from Young and Bexar Territories Created, August 21, 1876 Organized June 6, 1887 Named in honor of Abner S. Lipscomb, 1789-1856 Secretary of State in President Lamar's cabinet Member of the Constitutional Convention, 1845 . . . Map (db m55738) HM
4Texas (Lipscomb County), Higgins — 26 — Quanah Parker TrailTexas Plains Trail Region
Comanche, Kiowa & Cheyenne Indians frequented E.E. Polly's stations in era of 1874-75 Red River War Arrow sculptor: Charles A. SmithMap (db m154125) HM
5Texas (Lipscomb County), Higgins — 5813 — Will RogersNov. 4, 1879 — Aug. 15, 1935
One of America's best loved humorists, whose stage act, gently mocking man's foibles, was highlighted by rope tricks learned here in his youth. Born in Oklahoma. In 1898, threatened with discipline for pranks, he left school and came to Texas. . . . Map (db m55739) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022