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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Marshall, Texas

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Marshall is the county seat for Harrison County
Marshall is in Harrison County
      Harrison County (87)  
      Gregg County (101)  
      Marion County (51)  
      Panola County (21)  
      Rusk County (14)  
      Upshur County (27)  
      Caddo Parish, Louisiana (166)  
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1 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 11978 — Albert & Katie Van Hook House
Built about 1880 as a wedding present for Katie (Allen) and Albert Van Hook, this house was designed by Katie's father, architect N. S. Allen. Allen designed many of the important homes and businesses of Shreveport for forty years. The modified . . . Map (db m232737) HM
2 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10178 — Alexander Travis HawthornJanuary 10, 1825 - May 31, 1899
Native of Alabama, Arkansas lawyer, Colonel commanding 6th Arkansas Confederate Infantry Regiment at Battle of Shiloh in Tennessee, Commended for action at Helena and Fort Hindman in Arkansas, Brigader-General in Confederate Army, Commended . . . Map (db m191304) HM
3 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10138 — Arnot House
Built in 1848 by Albert M. Arnot, a blacksmith, this house features characteristics of Greek revival and Creole styling. Four rooms were originally located on the main floor. The basement area, constructed above ground, housed a dining room, harness . . . Map (db m232759) HM
4 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10140 — Bethesda Baptist Church
In 1867 the Rev. William Massey organized the "Colored Baptist Church" in his home. Soon the name "Bethesda" was chosen for the Biblical pool where the sick and troubled went for healing. Members of this congregation included prominent business, . . . Map (db m218649) HM
5 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 22535 — C.G. Lancaster
Renowned architect Cornelius Granberry Lancaster was born on March 4, 1863, in the city of Marshall. He studied architecture at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (now Texas A&M University) from 1892-1895, but did not complete his . . . Map (db m218703) HM
6 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10146 — Confederate Capitol of Missouri
On this site a one-story frame house served as headquarters of the Civil War State Government of Missouri in exile. Governor Thomas C. Reynolds and his staff directed the civil and military affairs of Confederate Missourians from Marshall beginning . . . Map (db m232689) HM
7 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10149 — Confederate Memorial
To the Unknown Confederate Soldiers Buried Here "Lest We Forget" Map (db m191278) WM
8 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 17691 — East Texas Baptist University
Secondary education is a familiar institution in Marshall with academies dating back to the 1840s. During a 1911 banquet for donors to the new Southern Methodist University, Dr. William T. Tardy, the pastor of the First Baptist Church, was present. . . . Map (db m191311) HM
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9 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10153 — Ebenezer Methodist Church
On site used since 1867 for worship. First church was built and occupied 1868 when pastor was the Rev. Elijah Blair; second, 1892, under the Rev. Thomas Cole. The Rev. A. J. Newton began drive for third church, completed in 1958 under the Rev. J. F. . . . Map (db m232754) HM
10 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10156 — First Baptist Church
John Bryce (1784-1864), Baptist missionary and secret agent for U. S. President John Tyler during Texas annexation negotiations, and the Rev. George Washington Baines, great-grandfather of President Lyndon Baines Johnson, founded this church shortly . . . Map (db m218650) HM
11 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10157 — First Methodist Church
Begun by Littleton Fowler, 1839. Job M. Baker, first pastor. Organized 1845. Built 1861 on site given by Wm. M. and Mary M. Johnston. Bricks hand-molded, beams hand-hewn. Gallery in north end for slave members. Munitions stored in basement during . . . Map (db m218652) HM
12 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 22648 — Fred Lewis
Educator, NAACP officer and civil rights activist Fred Lewis (1912-2002), managed Ruth Starr Blake's estate after he returned from WWII. Lewis was influential in restoring voting rights for African American Texans. The first White Citizens Party was . . . Map (db m218696) HM
13 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10162 — Fry-Barry House
Built by Fidel Bircher, this raised Greek revival style cottage was designed by W. R. D. Ward, who sold Bircher the property in 1853. Edwin James Fry (1845-1927), a native Virginian who came to Texas in 1855, bought the residence in 1872 and . . . Map (db m218689) HM
14 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10166 — General Elkanah Greer / Knights of the Golden Circle
(front) Home Town of Texas Confederate General Elkanah Greer (1825-1877) Born Tennessee. Fought Mexican War. Came to Texas 1848. Commissioned colonel and raised 3rd Texas Cavalry. Attached to Ross' Texas Brigade. Fought at . . . Map (db m110890) HM WM
15 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10164 — Ginocchio Hotel and Restaurant
Italian-born Charles Ginocchio arrived in Marshall in 1871. He owned several properties near the T & P Railroad Depot, including the site of a notorious 1879 shooting that left Maurice Barrymore wounded and fellow actor Ben Porter Dead. In 1893-96 . . . Map (db m110872) HM
16 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10163 — Ginocchio-Cook-Pedison House
Italian – American business leader Charles Ginocchio (1844-98) and wife Roxana settled in Marshal in 1871; built this home, 1886. Architect: C.G. Lancaster, designer of County Courthouse. In Ginocchio household was a nephew, George J. . . . Map (db m110906) HM
17 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10204 — Girlhood Home of Southern Beauty Lucy Holcombe Pickens(1832-1899)
Only 19th century Texas woman honored by a portrait on money-- the Confederate $100 bill. In 1850s Lucy introduced ice tea and silk hose to East Texas, in social affairs at Wyalucing-- her family's home which stood at this site and was a . . . Map (db m232746) HM
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18 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10143 — Governor Edward Clark
(front) Home Town Texas First Confederate Governor Edward Clark (1815-1880) Son of a Georgia governor. Came here in 1842. Member Annexation Convention, 1st and 2nd Texas Legislatures. Participant Mexican War. Secretary of . . . Map (db m110895) HM WM
19 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10144 — Governor Edward Clark(1815-1880)
Born in Georgia. Came to Texas in 1842. Served as a member of Annexation Convention. Fought in War with Mexico. Held office as State Representative, Senator, Secretary of State, Lieutenant Governor; Governor in 1861. Raised and led 14th Texas . . . Map (db m191269) HM
20 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10165 — Greenwood Cemetery(Dedicated 1881)
Originated 1840 as private burial ground, Van Zandt Family. Resting place, many early Texas leaders and patriots: Isaac Van Zandt (1813-47), Came to Marshall in 1839. County Named in His Honor. James Harper Starr (1809-90). Land . . . Map (db m191302) HM
21 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 17963 — H. B. Pemberton
Henry Bertram Pemberton was born on January 20, 1867 to Charles and Eliza Pemberton. In 1876, Charles and his family moved to Marshall and purchased a house near Wiley College. He died in 1883, leaving Henry to care for his mother and sisters. Henry . . . Map (db m232725) HM
22 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10169 — Hagerty-Harris House
Texas & Pacific Railroad shop craftsmen built this residence of handpressed bricks in 1889 for William P. Hagerty (1844-1906), personal engineer of T. & P. President George J. Gould. Stenciled canvas ceilings decorate some rooms. Hagerty, who fled . . . Map (db m232752) HM
23 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10175 — Harrison County
Formed from Shelby County Created January 28, 1839 Organized June 12, 1842 Named in honor of Jonas Harrison A pioneer statesman of New Jersey who came to Texas in 1820 A member of the First Convention of . . . Map (db m119552) HM
24 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10176 — Harrison County
The original inhabitants of this area were the Caddo Indians. Anglo settlers, mostly from the southern U.S., began arriving in the 1830’s. Many obtained Mexican land grants in 1835, and population increased following Texas Independence in . . . Map (db m110883) HM
25 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — Historic Roadside Park
The picnic area on US 80 in Harrison County is an early roadside park developed by the Texas Highway Department -- now Texas Department of Transportation. Constructed in the early 1940's, this park features stone masonry picnic features and entry . . . Map (db m120293) HM
26 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10199 — Home of Last Texas Confederate Governor Pendleton Murrah1824-1865
(Front) Born South Carolina. Successful lawyer and businessman in Marshall. Elected to Texas Legislature 1857. At start of Civil War, served as colonel 14th Texas Cavalry. Governor 1863-1865, the most trying years of Confederacy. Debt, . . . Map (db m232688) HM
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27 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10210 — Horace Randal
Brigadier General, C.S.A., Vicksburg Campaign, Mansfield, Pleasant Hill, Jenkins FerryMap (db m191281) HM
28 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10215 — James Harper Starr
(front) Home Town of Texas Confederate James Harper Starr 1809 - 1890 Connecticut-born. Came to Texas 1837. A doctor in Nacogdoches. Secretary of the Treasury and Army Surgeon, Republic of Texas. At start of Civil War . . . Map (db m124003) HM
29 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 18535 — James L. Farmer, Jr.(Jan. 12, 1920 - Jul. 9, 1999)
Civil Rights leader James Leonard Farmer, Jr., son of Pearl (Houston) and Dr. James L. Farmer, Sr., was born in Marshall where his father was a professor at Wiley College. The family moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and Austin, Texas, before returning to . . . Map (db m232726) HM
30 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 11974 — James Leonard Farmer, Sr.(June 12, 1886 - May 14, 1961)
James Leonard Farmer, Sr., was the son of Carolina and Lorena Wilson Farmer. James Farmer studied at Cookman Institute in Florida before attending Boston University, where he received a bachelors degree in 1913, a Bachelor of Sacred Theology degree . . . Map (db m232738) HM
31 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10181 — Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church
After the Civil War many African Americans in Texas struggled to gather the resources necessary to establish churches in their communities. In 1874 a group of African American residents of this section of Marshall (then known as Hubbard's Hill), led . . . Map (db m191332) HM
32 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 13062 — Joe Weisman and Company
Jewish merchant Joe Weisman (1847-1918), born in Syracuse, New York, was one of seven children of Meyer and Mary Doppelmayer Weisman. Joe studied at Bryan-Stratton Business College before following an uncle, Daniel Doppelmayer, to Marshall, Texas in . . . Map (db m232733) HM
33 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10198 — John T. Mills
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Republic of Texas, 1839-40, 1842-45; district judge, state of Texas, 1846-50. Mills County, Texas was named in his honor. Born in County Antrim, Ireland, Nov. 12, 1817; died Nov. 30, 1871. Octavia (Jones) . . . Map (db m218653) HM
34 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 12353 — Kahn Memorial Hospital
In April 1909, doctors James F. Rosborough, Rogers Cocke and Frank Littlejohn joined forces to meet the increasing need for a medical facility in Marshall. Established in the home and former sanitarium of Dr. John H. Pope, the new facility was to be . . . Map (db m191329) HM
35 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10209 — Lt. Gen. George Perry Rains(September 18, 1872 - September 19, 1955)
Born in Marshall, received his medical degree from University of Texas. Enlisted in Marshall Light Infantry (local militia), 1890. Ended military career 49 years later as Brevet Lieutenant General. Saw service on Mexican border. In World War I . . . Map (db m191303) HM
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36 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10188 — Marshall
Two years after Harrison County was created by The Republic of Texas Congress in 1839, landowner Peter Whetstone offered property for a courthouse, a church, and a school in an effort to persuade county officials to locate the seat of government in . . . Map (db m110879) HM
37 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10189 — Marshall
Founded 1839. Named for John Marshall, Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court. Supply, ordnance, medical, telegraph and military headquarters during Civil War. The Confederate capital of Missouri was located here. Trade, industry, rail and historical . . . Map (db m218691) HM
38 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 17804 — MarshallThe Birthplace of Boogie Woogie
According to oral tradition and documented evidence, the Boogie Woogie musical genre, with its driving, iconic left-hand rhythm, originated in the area of Marshall, Harrison County, in the early 1870s. During that decade, Marshall became the . . . Map (db m136322) HM
39 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10190 — Marshall CemeteryCemetery (Incorporate Dec. 12, 1849)
Resting place of many early Texas Leaders and Patriots: Edward Clark (1815-80), Governor of Texas, 1861, Colonel, C.S.A. Walter P. Lane (1817-92), Veteran of Texas Revolution and Mexican War; Brigadier General, C.S.A. John T. Mills . . . Map (db m192010) HM
40 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 17692 — Marshall Hall
As part of a 1912 plan to build the College of Marshall (now East Texas Baptist University), Marshall Hall is the oldest building on campus. Marshall Hall was constructed on a high point of the former Van Zandt family plantation. Trustees of the . . . Map (db m191309) HM
41 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10192 — Marshall Hebrew Cemetery
Among the pioneer settlers of Harrison County were a number of Jewish families, many of whom were German immigrants. The Hebrew Benevolent Society was organized in 1867 with 25 charter members. In 1881 the society purchased a plot of land to be used . . . Map (db m191308) HM
42 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10195 — Marshall Powder Mill
Throughout the Civil War, the Confederate Army struggled with the problem of lack of military stores. Following the fall of Vicksburg to Union forces in 1863, the supply of ordnance from Richmond was cut off. The Trans-Mississippi Department . . . Map (db m218692) HM
43 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10191 — Marshall, C.S.A.
As a center of activity for the Confederacy west of the Mississippi, this east Texas town played a major role in the Civil War. Headquarters of the Trans-Mississippi Department Medical Bureau and Postal Service were here plus two military . . . Map (db m191270) HM
44 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10197 — Marshall-Shreveport Stagecoach Road
Before the Civil War (1861-65), the stage road was the main transportation artery between Marshall and Shreveport, providing a link with New Orleans for distant markets. Extending northeast from Marshall, the stage road paralleled the later route of . . . Map (db m122873) HM
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45 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10154 — Matthew Duncan Ector
Brigadier General, C.S.A, Richmond, Ky., Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Atlanta, Defense of MobileMap (db m191307) HM
46 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 17964 — Matthew W. Dogan, Sr.
Matthew Winfred Dogan was born on December 21, 1863 in Pontotoc, Mississippi. His parents, William and Jennie Dogan, were born slaves, but were able to purchase their freedom and that of their six children in 1858. Determined to educate their . . . Map (db m232723) HM
47 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 17910 — Melvin B. Tolson
Poet, professor, and playwright, Melvin Beaunorus Tolson was born on February 6, 1898 in Kansas City, Missouri, to Rev. Alonzo, a Methodist minister, and Lera Ann (Hurt) Tolson. Melvin graduated high school in 1918 in Kansas City, Missouri and then . . . Map (db m232727) HM
48 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10168 — Old Grover Cemetery
William McKinney conveyed adjacent land in 1848 for the establishment of a community school. Later, a Union church was included and the site became the center of Grover Community, widespread farm settlement. This cemetery is first noted in records . . . Map (db m191335) HM
49 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10211 — Sam Houston School
The Marshall School Board purchased two acres here in 1903 as the site for this 8-room brick school building designed by prominent architect C. G. Lancaster. Originally called the "East Side School" it opened to Anglo students in 1905. The school . . . Map (db m232743) HM
50 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10174 — Sam Houston's 1857 Campaign in Marshall
On May 23, 1857, during his first Texas gubernatorial race, Sam Houston came to Marshall, the hometown of two of his most outspoken critics, Robert Lougery and Louis T. Wigfall, for a much anticipated debate against his opponent, Hardin Runnels. . . . Map (db m110930) HM
51 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10142 — Site of Central School
Early schools for Marshall's African Americans consisted of loosely organized classes held in homes, churches, and lodge halls. In 1894 Professor H. B. Pemberton, Sr., convinced city officials of the need for a school building and a fixed curriculum . . . Map (db m232755) HM
52 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10193 — Site of Marshall Masonic Female Institute
School originated as Female Department of Marshall University, chartered Jan. 18, 1842, by Republic of Texas. Marshall Masonic Lodge No. 22 chartered the Female Institute as a separate school in 1850. Five lodge members (including city's . . . Map (db m201889) HM
53 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10196 — Site of Marshall University
A pioneer institution of higher education, incorporated January 19, 1842. Granted four leagues of land for its support by the Republic of Texas. The leading educational institution in northeast Texas until the Civil War. It later became a part of . . . Map (db m232691) HM
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54 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10218 — Site of Temple Moses Montefiore
In 1887 Jewish residents of the Marshall area organized the Moses Montefiore congregation, Adath Israel. Daniel Doppelmayer, a Civil War veteran and one of the pioneer Jewish settlers of the area, was selected as the first president. At his . . . Map (db m191291) HM
55 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10141 — Site of The Capitol Hotel
A 3-story brick structure built on this site in 1857 by business leader George B. Adkins (1810-76), and called “Adkins House,” ranked as a very fine hotel and served as depot for stage lines, including southern branch of Butterfield Mail, . . . Map (db m110874) HM
56 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10147 — Site of The Confederate Hat Factory in Marshall, C.S.A.
Texas had very few factories in 1861 when she joined the Confederate States of America and went to war on the issue of States’ Rights. Some of the manufacturing plants necessary to supply military goods were thereupon established in and around . . . Map (db m110899) HM
57 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10203 — Solomon Ruffin Perry(June 2, 1818 - Jan. 13, 1895)
Born in Louisburg, N.C.; came to Texas 1833. Never carried a gun, though he lived in locality of 1840's Regulator - Moderator Feud, and risked life to help bury Robert Potter (first Secretary of Navy, Republic of Texas), who had been shot by an . . . Map (db m191268) HM
58 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — Starr Family Home
Four Generations of a Founding Texas Family Called This Place Home Family patriarch Dr. James Harper Starr was nearing the end of a long and storied career when the Starr family relocated their businesses to Marshall. His son, James . . . Map (db m191327) HM
59 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10187 — Starr Family Home
Dr. James Harper Starr (1809-1890) was a government official in the Republic of Texas and the Confederacy and a leading physician and businessman. In 1870, Dr. Starr and his son, James Franklin Starr (1844-1902), relocated their land and banking . . . Map (db m191328) HM
60 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — Telegraph Park
left side: The first telegraph office in the State of Texas was established at this location on February 14, 1854. The Texas and Red River Telegraph Company merged several times finally becoming Western Union Telegraph . . . Map (db m110885) HM
61 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10219 — Texas & Pacific Depot
Marshall’s first railroad was conceived as a connection to Red River Steamboat Traffic. Twenty miles of track were laid northeast to Swanson’s Landing on Caddo Lake by 1858. In 1871, the U.S. Congress authorized the Texas and Pacific Railway . . . Map (db m110873) HM
62 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10134 — The Adams House
Attorney and plantation owner Chesley Meredith Adams (1813-1859) bought this property in the 1850s and constructed a log house. His widow Martha and her husband the Rev. J. F. Riggs built this frame residence in 1880 to replace the log structure. . . . Map (db m232760) HM
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63 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 15074 — The Allen House
Born in Alabama, the Rev. Walker Montecue Allen (1819-1899) was a Cumberland Presbyterian minister, author, and teacher. He moved to Marshall in 1876 with his wife Eliza Ann (Handly) (1829-1902) and their nine children. They erected this two-story . . . Map (db m110911) HM
64 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10139 — The Belle Fry Gaines House
This residence was erected for John R. (b. 1849) and Sallie Stinson (b. 1857) soon after their marriage in Sept. 1875. The wood framing around the entryway was carved to resemble cut stone. Stinson was a merchant and served one term as mayor of . . . Map (db m218648) HM
65 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10180 — The Hochwald House
An orphan, Isaac ("Ike") Hochwald (1865-1956) came to Marshall in 1877 as the ward of Lionel Kahn. He joined Kahn's mercantile firm and became a prosperous businessman. Hochwald was a school trustee, member of several fraternal groups, and one of . . . Map (db m218690) HM
66 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 17011 — The Hub Shoe Store
Mose Weisman opened Hub Shoe Store on E. Austin Street in 1897. The Weisman family emigrated from Bavaria, Germany, to Syracuse, New York, and then to Marshall in the late 1840s, becoming part of the town’s thriving Jewish community. Weisman’s . . . Map (db m232730) HM
67 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10185 — The Library Movement in Marshall
Twenty-five Marshall ladies formed the Ingleside Circulating Book Club in 1887, each member buying a book and making exchanges. When that club and four others organized a federation in 1899, their first civic goal was a city library. Use of a feed . . . Map (db m232750) HM
68 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10222 — The Turner House
George Gammon Gregg, a leading merchant, built this frame house during the early 1850s. According to family tradition, Confederate veteran James Turner (d. 1913) acquired title to the property after a poker game in 1866. Turner was a noted lawyer . . . Map (db m232742) HM
69 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 12802 — Todd-McKay-Wheat House
Originally constructed before the Civil War and modified during the 1880s and again in 1909, this house is significant for its historical associations and for its representation as an evolutionary house form. In 1856, Mary Britt bought the . . . Map (db m232734) HM
70 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10220 — Trammel's Trace Cabin
Built before 1842. Hand-hewn logs, chinked with pipe clay. For strength has butterfly mortising on log ends and beams with tee-braces. Was part of a 2-pen dog-trot house. Moved here, 1938, by Mr. and Mrs. Hobart Key, Jr. Recorded Texas . . . Map (db m96284) HM
71 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10221 — Trinity Episcopal Church
One of the oldest Episcopal churches in Texas. An outgrowth of 1840s work in Caddo Lake area by the Rev. William Steel of Louisiana, and of appeals for priests made by Frances Cox Henderson (wife of the diplomat, Governor, U.S. Senator, J. Pinckney . . . Map (db m218693) HM
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72 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10223 — Van Zandt Hill
Homesite of Isaac Van Zandt (1813-1847), one of founders of Marshall, a noted frontiersman, debater, lawyer, statesman; served in 5th and 6th congresses of Republic of Texas; was Charge d'Affaires to United States, 1842-1844, in governor's race when . . . Map (db m191312) HM
73 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10184 — Walter Paye Lane
Soldier in Texas War for Independence. Major in the Mexican War Brigadier General, C.S.AMap (db m191271) HM
74 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10226 — Weisman-Hirsch House
Before department store owner Joe Weisman (1848-1918) married Lena Young in 1881, her father deeded this property to Weisman. The first home burned and this structure was built in 1901. The architect was C. G. Lancaster who also designed the . . . Map (db m232740) HM
75 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 15998 — Whetstone-Lancaster House
The Republic of Texas granted Peter Whetstone land that included this homesite for his participation in the siege of Bexar in December 1835, during the Texas Revolution. Whetstone gave a portion of the property for a town square, courthouse, . . . Map (db m232731) HM
76 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 10228 — Wigfall House
The oldest portion of this house was erected about 1856. It was occupied soon afterward by the family of Louis Trezevant Wigfall (1816-1874). A flamboyant political leader, Wigfall strongly advocated secession and states' rights. He served as a . . . Map (db m232739) HM
77 Texas, Harrison County, Marshall — 14241 — Wiley College(Established March 17, 1873; Chartered 1882)
Founded by Freedmen's Aid Society of the Methodist Church (North) as a co-educational institution dedicated to the education of Black men and women freed by the Civil War. Named for Bishop Isaac W. Wiley (1825-84), Black religious leader. Original . . . Map (db m232732) HM
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