“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 Midlothian, Texas

Clickable Map of Ellis 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> Ellis County, TX (102) Dallas County, TX (381) Henderson County, TX (37) Hill County, TX (71) Johnson County, TX (56) Kaufman County, TX (93) Navarro County, TX (105) Tarrant County, TX (314)  EllisCounty(102) Ellis County (102)  DallasCounty(381) Dallas County (381)  HendersonCounty(37) Henderson County (37)  HillCounty(71) Hill County (71)  JohnsonCounty(56) Johnson County (56)  KaufmanCounty(93) Kaufman County (93)  NavarroCounty(105) Navarro County (105)  TarrantCounty(314) Tarrant County (314)
Waxahachie is the county seat for Ellis County
Midlothian is in Ellis County
      Ellis County (102)  
      Dallas County (381)  
      Henderson County (37)  
      Hill County (71)  
      Johnson County (56)  
      Kaufman County (93)  
      Navarro County (105)  
      Tarrant County (314)  
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1 Texas, Ellis County, Midlothian — First United Methodist Church1998 Sesquicentennial Year
This Church was erected in 1966 in the NW corner of the B.F. Hawkins Survey. (Hawkins, among the original settlers in the area, became the first Clerk of Ellis County Courts and his father, William Alden Hawkins, who settled at Hawkins Spring, was . . . Map (db m194941) HM
2 Texas, Ellis County, Midlothian — 7105 — First United Methodist Church of Midlothian
Methodist worship services in this area date to the late 1840s. Meeting in homes, the people were served by circuit riding ministers from Waxahachie. A schoolhouse built for the pioneer community of Hawkins was also used as a church. Beginning in . . . Map (db m194940) HM
3 Texas, Ellis County, Midlothian — 13081 — Midlothian Cemetery
What would later become Midlothian began as part of the Peters Colony, which brought settlers to Texas from 1841 to 1848. W.A. and Anna Hawkins and their extended family arrived in 1848, in time to receive acreage for their new home. Their son . . . Map (db m194935) HM
4 Texas, Ellis County, Midlothian — 16360 — Midlothian Presbyterian Church
In 1911, two congregations merged to form Midlothian Presbyterian Church. One originally organized in 1883 under pastor D.G. Malloy and was part of the Presbyterian Church of the United States of America (PCUSA). The other organized in 1890 under . . . Map (db m194934) HM
5 Texas, Ellis County, Midlothian — 18899 — Midlothian Public Schools
Early education in the area included an 1850 one-room log cabin in the Hawkins Settlement, serving as a school and church. Its location was where South 14th Street in Midlothian is now. The Hawkins Settlement was later named Lebanon. A new school . . . Map (db m194922) HM
6 Texas, Ellis County, Midlothian — 7139 — Site of Polytechnic Institute
Founded in 1883 by W.W. Works (1856-1895), Polytechnic Institute was a private, coeducational school. A respected educator and native of this area, Works left here in 1888 to attend the University of Texas. When he returned in 1892, local . . . Map (db m194924) HM
7 Texas, Ellis County, Midlothian — 7147 — St. Paul Cemetery
In 1881 William Gardner deeded this site to the Mountain Creek School Community. This tract, which contained graves dating from 1875, remained in use as a public cemetery, and adjoining land was set aside for a school. After W.S. Fife and his wife, . . . Map (db m194915) HM
8 Texas, Ellis County, Midlothian — 7113 — William L. and Emma Hawkins House
William L. Hawkins, the son of area pioneer settlers, and his wife Emma (Barker) purchased land and a house here in 1892. They removed the original structure in 1901 and hired local wood artisan Will Price to build this house. Made of imported . . . Map (db m194923) HM
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Sep. 27, 2023