“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 Mineral Wells, Texas

Clickable Map of Palo Pinto 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> Palo Pinto County, TX (28) Eastland County, TX (46) Erath County, TX (57) Hood County, TX (27) Jack County, TX (20) Parker County, TX (46) Stephens County, TX (9) Young County, TX (44)  PaloPintoCounty(28) Palo Pinto County (28)  EastlandCounty(46) Eastland County (46)  ErathCounty(57) Erath County (57)  HoodCounty(27) Hood County (27)  JackCounty(20) Jack County (20)  ParkerCounty(46) Parker County (46)  StephensCounty(9) Stephens County (9)  YoungCounty(44) Young County (44)
Palo Pinto is the county seat for Palo Pinto County
Mineral Wells is in Palo Pinto County
      Palo Pinto County (28)  
      Eastland County (46)  
      Erath County (57)  
      Hood County (27)  
      Jack County (20)  
      Parker County (46)  
      Stephens County (9)  
      Young County (44)  
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1Texas (Palo Pinto County), Mineral Wells — 1568 — Famous Mineral Water Company
Edward P. Dismuke (1860-1957) came to Mineral Wells about 1900. He and Cicero Smith built a recreational lake west of town in 1904, complete with picnic areas and a scenic railroad. When they dug a well for drinking water they discovered a new . . . Map (db m182019) HM
2Texas (Palo Pinto County), Mineral Wells — First Mineral Water Well
The bronze marker in the floor locates the first mineral water well dug in this valley in the year 1877 by J.W. Lynch, a pioneer settler, and thereby discovered for posterity the health giving waters for which Mineral Wells is famous.Map (db m182015) HM
3Texas (Palo Pinto County), Mineral Wells — 3394 — Mineral Wells
A town built on water. Founded 1877 by J.A. Lynch, a settler who miraculously recovered from rheumatism after drinking the foul tasting, but apparently healthful water in this well. As the news spread, hundreds converged to "take" the waters, . . . Map (db m182018) HM
4Texas (Palo Pinto County), Mineral Wells — 12136 — Old Camp Wolters
Established in 1925, Camp Wolters was named for Brigadier General Jacob F. Wolters, commander of the 56th Brigade for the National Guard, and designated a summer training site for horse-mounted cavalry units. The city of Mineral Wells donated fifty . . . Map (db m119159) HM
5Texas (Palo Pinto County), Mineral Wells — 3768 — Old Mineral Wells Post Office
A surge of growth in this city, after 1900 created a need for a larger post office. This structure, was the third facility built here after postal service began in 1882. It was constructed between 1911 and 1913 of reinforced concrete and clad with . . . Map (db m182020) HM
6Texas (Palo Pinto County), Mineral Wells — 4506 — Sam SavageCaptive of the Comanches
Buried in the nearby Staggs Prairie Cemetery, Sam Savage (1861-1951) was a rancher, farmer, and champion fiddler. At the age of five, he survived a Comanche Indian raid on his father's farm in Parker County and lived in captivity with the Comanches . . . Map (db m119179) HM
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7Texas (Palo Pinto County), Mineral Wells — 4931 — Site of the Home in 1855 of Oliver Loving(1813 - - 1867)
First trail driver of Texas cattle - Loving Valley and a county in Texas bear his nameMap (db m119216) HM
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Dec. 6, 2022