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Historical Markers in Lewisville, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Denton 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 Denton County, TX (90) Collin County, TX (142) Cooke County, TX (28) Dallas County, TX (371) Grayson County, TX (65) Tarrant County, TX (234) Wise County, TX (49)  DentonCounty(90) Denton County (90)  CollinCounty(142) Collin County (142)  CookeCounty(28) Cooke County (28)  DallasCounty(371) Dallas County (371)  GraysonCounty(65) Grayson County (65)  TarrantCounty(234) Tarrant County (234)  WiseCounty(49) Wise County (49)
Denton is the county seat for Denton County
Lewisville is in Denton County
      Denton County (90)  
ADJACENT TO DENTON COUNTY
      Collin County (142)  
      Cooke County (28)  
      Dallas County (371)  
      Grayson County (65)  
      Tarrant County (234)  
      Wise County (49)  
 
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1Texas (Denton County), Lewisville — 834 — Chinn's Chapel Methodist Church
This church began as a nondenominational congregation organized by pioneer settlers of the Peters Colony in 1846. Itinerant preachers were invited to hold services in a log church/school building located about one quarter mile northwest of here. . . . Map (db m147209) HM
2Texas (Denton County), Lewisville — 12323 — Lane Chapel C.M.E. Church
Anthony Hembry and six charter members, all former slaves, organized Lewisville Colored Methodist Episcopal (C.M.E.) Church in 1882. Lewisville had the largest African American population in Denton County and this church, called Lane Chapel after . . . Map (db m184232) HM
3Texas (Denton County), Lewisville — 3080 — Lewisville Prehistoric Site — (1.5 Miles Southeast)
During the construction of Lewisville Dam in 1950, a number of aboriginal artifacts were unearthed; archeologists conducted several excavations (1952-57) before the waters of Garza-Little Elm Reservoir covered the site. The excavations revealed 21 . . . Map (db m194718) HM
4Texas (Denton County), Lewisville — 3288 — McCurley Cemetery
The McCurley family of Illinois settled in Denton County in 1852. George Collins McCurley set aside land for a burial ground, church, and school. A traveling stranger may have been the first burial, but George's brother, Abraham, who died in . . . Map (db m146433) HM
5Texas (Denton County), Lewisville — 12390 — Smith Cemetery
This area of Denton County was known as Holford's Prairie in the mid-19th century, named for brothers John and James Halford (Holford), pioneer settlers who obtained 640 acres of land as members of the Peters Colony. Basdeal W. Lewis platted the . . . Map (db m147212) HM
6Texas (Denton County), Lewisville — 16439 — Texas International Pop Festival
The Texas International Pop Festival took place near this site during Labor Day weekend, 1969. It was held two weeks after the Woodstock Music and Art Fair introduced much of mainstream America to the "hippie” culture by way of news reports . . . Map (db m145808) HM
 
 
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Jun. 25, 2022