“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 Holliday, Texas

Clickable Map of Archer 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> Archer County, TX (19) Baylor County, TX (7) Clay County, TX (4) Jack County, TX (20) Throckmorton County, TX (11) Wichita County, TX (34) Wilbarger County, TX (17) Young County, TX (44)  ArcherCounty(19) Archer County (19)  BaylorCounty(7) Baylor County (7)  ClayCounty(4) Clay County (4)  JackCounty(20) Jack County (20)  ThrockmortonCounty(11) Throckmorton County (11)  WichitaCounty(34) Wichita County (34)  WilbargerCounty(17) Wilbarger County (17)  YoungCounty(44) Young County (44)
Archer City is the county seat for Archer County
Holliday is in Archer County
      Archer County (19)  
      Baylor County (7)  
      Clay County (4)  
      Jack County (20)  
      Throckmorton County (11)  
      Wichita County (34)  
      Wilbarger County (17)  
      Young County (44)  
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1Texas (Archer County), Holliday — 679 — Camp Stonewall Jackson
Area Confederate veterans officially formed the Stonewall Jackson Camp #249, United Confederate Veterans, in 1897. The group purchased 106 acres located south of Holliday, along Holliday Creek, as a permanent location for meetings and reunions. . . . Map (db m187233) HM
2Texas (Archer County), Holliday — 722 — Captain John Holliday(Dec. 8, 1811 - Aug. 19, 1842)
Born Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania; came to Texas about 1835, joined Texian Army, and was one of 24 survivors of the Goliad Massacre, March 27, 1836. Joined Texian-Santa Fe Expedition, and en route to New Mexico, Aug. 4, 1841, carved his name on a . . . Map (db m187196) HM
3Texas (Archer County), Holliday — 1155 — Dad's Corner
The result of a 1923 oil boom, development of a town at this site included some twenty-two businesses, including a food stand operated by a man with the nickname "Dad", which provided a name for the settlement. Located at this crossroads were a . . . Map (db m187230) HM
4Texas (Archer County), Holliday — 2172 — Geraldine(1 Mile East)
In 1901, after failing to locate suitable land in Oklahoma, the American Tribune New Colony Company of Indianapolis acquired over 59,000 acres in this area for an immigration project. A post office was established in March 1902, and by grand . . . Map (db m187227) HM
5Texas (Archer County), Holliday — 14861 — Maggie and Herod "Pap" Simpson
The town of Holliday was officially organized near Holliday Creek in 1890, when the city was platted. The Wichita Valley Railway was built through the area, and a post office was established. In that same year, Maggie Elizabeth Holt and H.W. Simpson . . . Map (db m128750) HM
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Nov. 28, 2022