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Historical Markers in Milam, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Sabine 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 Sabine County, TX (36) Jasper County, TX (20) Newton County, TX (25) San Augustine County, TX (44) Shelby County, TX (18) Sabine Parish, LA (11)  SabineCounty(36) Sabine County (36)  JasperCounty(20) Jasper County (20)  NewtonCounty(25) Newton County (25)  SanAugustineCounty(44) San Augustine County (44)  ShelbyCounty(18) Shelby County (18)  SabineParishLouisiana(11) Sabine Parish (11)
Hemphill is the county seat for Sabine County
Milam is in Sabine County
      Sabine County (36)  
ADJACENT TO SABINE COUNTY
      Jasper County (20)  
      Newton County (25)  
      San Augustine County (44)  
      Shelby County (18)  
      Sabine Parish, Louisiana (11)  
 
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1 Texas, Sabine County, Milam — 18648 — Bethany Baptist Church
Located in the rural community of Milam, one of the oldest settled towns in Texas originally called Red Mount, the Bethany Baptist Church was established before 1879 at a location near the King's Highway (El Camino Real de los Tejas). In 1901, . . . Map (db m221471) HM
2 Texas, Sabine County, Milam — 15813 — C.A. Nethery & Sons General Merchandise
Charles Alexander Nethery, Sr. established a general merchandise near this site in 1880. Nethery married Amanda Francis Speights in 1884 and the couple had twelve children. When fire destroyed the first general merchandise store in 1915, the current . . . Map (db m30701) HM
3 Texas, Sabine County, Milam — 13641 — John C. Hale
John C. Hale, one of nine patriots killed at the Battle of San Jacinto, was born in Scott County, Virginia on April 3, 1806. He married Barshaba Miller in his home state in 1830, and by 1835 moved with his wife and children to Sabine County. They . . . Map (db m29876) HM
4 Texas, Sabine County, Milam — 2 — Kings HighwayCamino Real — Old San Antonio Road —
Marked by the Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Texas A.D. 1918Map (db m106629) HM
5 Texas, Sabine County, Milam — 3 — Kings HighwayCamino Real — Old San Antonio Road —
Marked by the Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Texas A.D. 1918Map (db m114090) HM
6 Texas, Sabine County, Milam — 11039 — Las Boregas Camp Site
Las Boregas Creek formed the eastern boundary of the 1794 Spanish land grant to Juan Ignacio Pifermo, making this grant the oldest in Sabine County. El Camino de los Tejas, a portion of El Camino Real - the main road into Spanish Texas - crossed . . . Map (db m175253) HM
7 Texas, Sabine County, Milam — 7574 — Matthew Arnold Parker(May 17, 1801 – March 19, 1862)
First Chief Justice of Sabine County, Republic of Texas, Parker was born in Georgia. He came here from Louisiana in 1822, settling at this site which was on land later included in his Headright Grant from the Republic. In 1836 he served in the . . . Map (db m107121) HM
8 Texas, Sabine County, Milam — 3 — McMahan's Chapel — United Methodist Church Registered Historic Site No. 3 —
McMahan Chapel was established in September 1833 as a Methodist class by the Rev. James P. Stevenson in the home of Col. Samuel Doak McMahan. In order to comply with Mexican law, the 48 members were organized as a class. Upon Texas independence from . . . Map (db m30722) HM
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9 Texas, Sabine County, Milam — 11044 — Milam
Founded in 1828 as Red Mound Named in 1835 for Benjamin Rush Milam Seat of justice of Sabine municipality, 1835; of Sabine County, 1837-58. Incorporated December 29, 1837. Internal Revenue post during the Republic headquarters of the Quartermaster's . . . Map (db m29875) HM
10 Texas, Sabine County, Milam — 16778 — Milam
The first known description of Milam was given by Stephen Fuller Austin in his diary as he camped along El Camino Real de los Tejas in 1821. Because of the town's close proximity to the trail, Milam saw many explorers, veterans, and pioneers . . . Map (db m106654) HM
11 Texas, Sabine County, Milam — 11045 — Milam Masonic Institute
Many pioneers belonged to the Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, an order active in education. Among Masons settling in this area by 1845 were Republic of Texas leaders William Clark, James Gaines, D.S. Kaufman, Willis H. Landrum, and F.M. . . . Map (db m29917) HM
12 Texas, Sabine County, Milam — The Old San Antonio Road
The Old San Antonio Road, popularly known as El Camino Real, is one of the state’s oldest and most significant of the trans-Texas routes and most famous of the early historic trails. Camino Real (royal road), variously known as the King’s . . . Map (db m107118) HM
13 Texas, Sabine County, Milam — 20173 — Two Miles Southeast to McMahan's Chapel
Two Miles Southeast To McMahan’s Chapel The oldest Methodist church having a continuous existence in Texas. Organized as a "religious society" September, 1833 by the Reverend James P. Stevenson 1808-1885, as a Methodist Church, July 1834 by . . . Map (db m221069) HM
 
 
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Apr. 16, 2024