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Historical Markers in Kennard, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Houston County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Houston County, TX (41) Anderson County, TX (37) Angelina County, TX (55) Cherokee County, TX (36) Leon County, TX (13) Madison County, TX (8) Trinity County, TX (13) Walker County, TX (95)  HoustonCounty(41) Houston County (41)  AndersonCounty(37) Anderson County (37)  AngelinaCounty(55) Angelina County (55)  CherokeeCounty(36) Cherokee County (36)  LeonCounty(13) Leon County (13)  MadisonCounty(8) Madison County (8)  TrinityCounty(13) Trinity County (13)  WalkerCounty(95) Walker County (95)
Crockett is the county seat for Houston County
Kennard is in Houston County
      Houston County (41)  
ADJACENT TO HOUSTON COUNTY
      Anderson County (37)  
      Angelina County (55)  
      Cherokee County (36)  
      Leon County (13)  
      Madison County (8)  
      Trinity County (13)  
      Walker County (95)  
 
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1Texas (Houston County), Kennard — 11086 — Community of Coltharp(1.2 mi SE)
By the late 1850s Eli Coltharp lived beside Cochina Bayou. He opened a store and post office on the stage route west of Nacogdoches. The farm area called Coltharp Hill boasted a gin, gristmill, blacksmith and millinery shops. A school building . . . Map (db m29567) HM
2Texas (Houston County), Kennard — 13468 — First Baptist Church of Kennard
In October 1903, approximately fourteen men and women organized the First Baptist Church of Kenard. The congregation selected four trustees: Dr. T.M. Sherman, George W. Willis, M.B. Matchett and Hugh P. English, who served the church in many . . . Map (db m29565) HM
3Texas (Houston County), Kennard — 11241 — Former Rosenwald School(Now "The Little Red Schoolhouse")
A symbol of Black America's pride in education, plus crusade of Julius Rosenwald (1862-1932), a Chicagoan who in 1913 began to fund school buildings for Negroes. By 1920, when this one-teacher structure was built at Ratcliff (4 miles east), . . . Map (db m201868) HM
4Texas (Houston County), Kennard — 9464 — Hagerville Community(5 mi. SE)
Kentuckian James Henry Hager (1822-1879) and his wife Naoma (Clark) came to Texas in the 1840s. Hager, a farmer and cabinet maker, opened a blacksmith shop and mill in Houston County. The Nacogdoches-to-Navasota stage and mail road . . . Map (db m29566) HM
5Texas (Houston County), Kennard — 7051 — Kennard
The town of Kennard was founded in 1903 by the Louisiana and Texas Lumber Company and platted on 160 acres. Land agent Alexander McTavish also acted as Kennard's first postmaster. The town served as a terminus for the Eastern Texas Railroad, a line . . . Map (db m29553) HM
 
 
 
 
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Sep. 29, 2022