“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Karnes City, Texas

Clickable Map of Karnes 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> Karnes County, TX (28) Atascosa County, TX (42) Bee County, TX (31) DeWitt County, TX (57) Goliad County, TX (53) Gonzales County, TX (88) Live Oak County, TX (14) Wilson County, TX (43)  KarnesCounty(28) Karnes County (28)  AtascosaCounty(42) Atascosa County (42)  BeeCounty(31) Bee County (31)  DeWittCounty(57) DeWitt County (57)  GoliadCounty(53) Goliad County (53)  GonzalesCounty(88) Gonzales County (88)  LiveOakCounty(14) Live Oak County (14)  WilsonCounty(43) Wilson County (43)
Karnes City is the county seat for Karnes County
Karnes City is in Karnes County
      Karnes County (28)  
      Atascosa County (42)  
      Bee County (31)  
      DeWitt County (57)  
      Goliad County (53)  
      Gonzales County (88)  
      Live Oak County (14)  
      Wilson County (43)  
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1Texas (Karnes County), Karnes City — 7.7 cm German Feldkanone 16 (built 1918)
Awarded to Karnes County as a WWI Memorial by 1923 Act of Congress Restored 2018 with assistance from the family of Gladys and Stephen Crews III Restoration work done by K-3 Machine Tool Co.Map (db m192190) WM
2Texas (Karnes County), Karnes City — 1642 — First Baptist Church of Karnes City
This congregation was founded as a missionary church by the Rev. J.D. Walker in 1894, the same year the new town of Karnes City became the county seat of Karnes County. It is thought that early worship services were held in the school building. . . . Map (db m192192) HM
3Texas (Karnes County), Karnes City — 1815 — First Presbyterian Church
Karnes City's first edifice built for Protestant worship. Housed congregation originating in 1894 as a mission under the care of Helena Presbyterians, and organized as a church with 14 members in 1895 by the Rev. H.R. Laird, evangelist of the . . . Map (db m192191) HM
4Texas (Karnes County), Karnes City — 2900 — Karnes City
Seat of Karnes County; was founded in Christmas season, 1890, when a partnership headed by Otto Buchel bought 1,000 acres of land from J. L. Calvert for $5 an acre. The tract was near the geographic center of the county and adjoined the . . . Map (db m131922) HM
5Texas (Karnes County), Karnes City — 6073 — Karnes County
Formed from Bexar County Created February 4, 1854 Organized February 27, 1854 Named in honor of Henry Wax Karnes 1812-1840 Conspicuous for gallantry at storming of Bexar Commanded a company at San Jacinto Texas Ranger . . . Map (db m121656) HM
6Texas (Karnes County), Karnes City — 2902 — Karnes County Courthouse
In 1854 Karnes County erected its first courthouse in the county seat of Helena, an important stage stop between San Antonio and Goliad. The original courthouse was destroyed in a storm about 1865 and a new stone courthouse was built in Helena in . . . Map (db m121652) HM
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Sep. 27, 2022