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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Mt. Calm, Texas
Location of Mt. Calm, Texas
► Hill County (46) ► Bosque County (11) ► Ellis County (57) ► Johnson County (8) ► Limestone County (38) ► McLennan County (37) ► Navarro County (78)
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| Heroic Frontiersman and Soldier. Was made Colonel by his friend, President Sam Houston. After being a Comanche captive, was a Diplomat and Indian Agent.
Settled near here, 1845. Built area's first tank using scraper of cowhide.
Wife was Nancy . . . — — Map (db m161667) HM|
| In 1878, under the leadership of the Rev. Dr. J.J. Riddle, members of the Mt. Antioch Church organized this congregation. At that time Mt. Calm village was located at present old town. In 1884, with the coming of the St. Louis & Southwestern . . . — — Map (db m161654) HM|
| According to local tradition this congregation began in Mt. Calm, Limestone County, Texas, in the 1850s. By 1862 circuit preacher Andrew Davis held services in a schoolroom in the Mt. Calm Masonic Lodge. In 1883 the church erected a sanctuary here . . . — — Map (db m161649) HM|
| Settlers began arriving in this part of Limestone County in the 1850s. Soon Mount Calm community developed with a Masonic Lodge, stores, post office, school, and churches. James Samuel Kimmel, a pioneer settler, donated land for this cemetery, and . . . — — Map (db m161655) HM|
| In 1854, Ezekiel J. Billington came to this area of Texas from Kentucky with his wife, Kitty Ann and their three children. Billington organized a Baptist Church the following year and named it Mt. Antioch. The six charter members of the Mt. . . . — — Map (db m161648) HM|
| To the memory of our Confederate defenders, we dedicate this marker on Sunday - October 27, 1996
With respect and pride, we honor their Confederate service during the War Between the States, 1861 – 1865. We remember their gallant . . . — — Map (db m161661) WM|