“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 Lindale, Texas

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Tyler is the county seat for Smith County
Lindale is in Smith County
      Smith County (100)  
      Cherokee County (38)  
      Gregg County (92)  
      Henderson County (32)  
      Rusk County (5)  
      Upshur County (27)  
      Van Zandt County (31)  
      Wood County (67)  
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1Texas, Smith County, Lindale — 7706 — Bethesda Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
In 1879 William Lee Henderson (b. 1808), his wife Eleanor Shelby (b. 1817) and their nine children moved from their Alabama home to Texas by wagon train. Church records indicate worship services were held in a shelter built by the Hendersons shortly . . . Map (db m34730) HM
2Texas, Smith County, Lindale — 7710 — Camp of the Army of the Republic of Texas
On Burleson Lake, 3.5 miles west of here was last Cherokee War Camp of the Army of the Republic of Texas Under Gen. Kelsey H. Douglass, Gen. Thomas J. Rusk, Gen. Edward Burleson, and Col. Willis H. Landrum. Texas Secretary of War Albert . . . Map (db m92517) HM
3Texas, Smith County, Lindale — 7715 — Damascus Baptist Church
This congregation was organized by 12 charter members in 1890. The Rev. David Skiles was chosen as the first pastor and M. W. Wadsworth as first elder. Services were held in the nearby Nebo community schoolhouse until about 1895 when the addition of . . . Map (db m91829) HM
4Texas, Smith County, Lindale — 7722 — Duck Creek Soil Erosion Project
In 1929, one of ten erosion control research stations in the United States was set up southeast of this site for the purpose of studying erosion problems and the effectiveness of erosion control methods. This was one of the first organized efforts . . . Map (db m91838) HM
5Texas, Smith County, Lindale — 12508 — Flewellen-Thweatt Cemetery
The family of Thomas and Frances Maria Drake Flewellen came to Texas from Georgia and Arkansas in the 1850s. In 1859, Thomas Flewellen purchased 1,426 acres of rich farmland on which he established his home and a large farm. When Frances Maria died . . . Map (db m91833) HM
6Texas, Smith County, Lindale — 7735 — Hubbard Family Cemetery
This site once overlooked the plantation home of Richard B. Hubbard (1800-1864) and his wife Serena Carter, who came here from Georgia in 1854. They operated a prosperous 720-acre plantation with 44 slaves. Their son Richard Bennett Hubbard . . . Map (db m91835) HM
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7Texas, Smith County, Lindale — 7742 — Milburn-Gary House
Anglo settlement of the Gum Springs area in Smith County was underway when the community name changed to Starrville in 1852, in honor of pioneer Russel Julius Starr. Located on the Dallas-Shreveport Freight Route, Starrville included a post office, . . . Map (db m33407) HM
8Texas, Smith County, Lindale — 7753 — Sabine Methodist Church
Organized in 1894 by the Rev. W.L. Pate, this congregation was named for its proximity to the Sabine River. Land for the church, school, and cemetery was donated by Joe Crone. The fellowship was served first by circuit preachers, but in 1922 began . . . Map (db m91830) HM
9Texas, Smith County, Lindale — 12385 — Site of Flora
James K. Beene settled in this area in 1845 and established a post office called Flora in 1849. John and Delila Austin and their daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Willis Jones, bought adjacent farms in 1850. Flora community grew up around their . . . Map (db m91839) HM
10Texas, Smith County, Lindale — 7766 — Vial-Fragosa Trail
In this vicinity extended the Vial-Fragosa Trail blazed in 1788 by Pierre Vial and Francisco Xavier Fragosa on their way from Santa Fe, New Mexico to Natchitoches, LouisianaMap (db m91831) HM
11Texas, Smith County, Lindale — 15545 — Whisenhunt-Kinzie House
Mack “Kay” Whisenhunt purchased three lots on Main Street and commissioned this house in 1928 for his wife Mary and three children. Whisenhunt was a Lindale native who owned area cotton gins and a canning factory and served as City . . . Map (db m91840) HM
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Feb. 4, 2023