“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 Kirvin, Texas

Clickable Map of Freestone 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> Freestone County, TX (38) Anderson County, TX (41) Henderson County, TX (32) Leon County, TX (13) Limestone County, TX (39) Navarro County, TX (78)  FreestoneCounty(38) Freestone County (38)  AndersonCounty(41) Anderson County (41)  HendersonCounty(32) Henderson County (32)  LeonCounty(13) Leon County (13)  LimestoneCounty(39) Limestone County (39)  NavarroCounty(78) Navarro County (78)
Fairfield is the county seat for Freestone County
Kirvin is in Freestone County
      Freestone County (38)  
      Anderson County (41)  
      Henderson County (32)  
      Leon County (13)  
      Limestone County (39)  
      Navarro County (78)  
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1Texas (Freestone County), Kirvin — 9902 — Sessions Cemetery
This cemetery is the largest of three slave graveyards which local tradition indicates were established in the area in the early 1850s. It was named for delegate to Texas' Constitutional Convention of 1875 and prominent local citizen Gustavus . . . Map (db m167981) HM
2Texas (Freestone County), Kirvin — 9904 — Shanks Cemetery
Matthews and Robert Shanks of Alabama settled here with their families in 1859. A small farming community developed, and in 1870 a school was built on a one-acre site donated by R. C. Murray. Land beside the schoolyard became a public burial . . . Map (db m171480) HM
3Texas (Freestone County), Kirvin — 9903 — Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church and School
Area slaves used a brush arbor for informal church services held by White Minister Jeremiah Seely in the early 1850s. The congregation formally organized as Freedmen in 1866; Boney Moffett was elected first elder. Shiloh School, which was inspired . . . Map (db m167980) HM
4Texas (Freestone County), Kirvin — 9913 — Site of Woodland College for Boys
Established in 1863 Enrollment more than 300 students Colonel L.R. Wortham donated Ten acres of land for use as a Campus, Church and Cemetery Charter trustees Col. L.R. Wortham, Thomas Lamb Dr. Rueben Anderson, Oliver Carter John I. Winn, D.L. . . . Map (db m167950) HM
5Texas (Freestone County), Kirvin — 9912 — Woodland Cemetery
In a community founded 1848 by pioneers mostly from Alabama, this cemetery was opened with burial of Capt. John L. Wortham (1841-62), who died in Galveston while in Confederate Army in the Civil War. Col. Luther R. ("Dick") Wortham (1820-74), a . . . Map (db m167952) HM
6Texas (Freestone County), Kirvin — Woodland Heritage
Buried closeby are two kinsmen who share notable roles in the history of the South : John Bonum Lennard and his son-in-law, Minyard Hickerson Harriss. John Lennard was a member of the convention that withdrew Alabama from the Union in 1861. . . . Map (db m167973) HM
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Nov. 28, 2022