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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Plano, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Collin 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 Collin County, TX (102) Dallas County, TX (367) Denton County, TX (31) Fannin County, TX (25) Grayson County, TX (38) Hunt County, TX (58) Rockwall County, TX (6)  CollinCounty(102) Collin County (102)  DallasCounty(367) Dallas County (367)  DentonCounty(31) Denton County (31)  FanninCounty(25) Fannin County (25)  GraysonCounty(38) Grayson County (38)  HuntCounty(58) Hunt County (58)  RockwallCounty(6) Rockwall County (6)
Location of Plano, Texas
    Collin County (102)
    Dallas County (367)
    Denton County (31)
    Fannin County (25)
    Grayson County (38)
    Hunt County (58)
    Rockwall County (6)
 
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1Texas (Collin County), Plano — 1715 — First Christian Church of Plano
Kentucky natives William and Ruth Forman moved to Texas in 1846, and acquired land that included the future location of Plano. The Formans' daughter Letitia married George Barnett in 1853. The Barnetts bought land northwest of Plano along Spring . . . Map (db m131505) HM
2Texas (Collin County), Plano — 17669 — Mathews General Store
This was one of several brick buildings erected on Mechanic Street after an October 1895 fire. S. J. And Nancy Mathews came to Plano in 1893 and opened a store across the street before relocating here in 1906. Mathews Department Store sold dry . . . Map (db m149772) HM
3Texas (Collin County), Plano — 13666 — Plano High School and Gymnasium
The Plano Institute opened on this site in 1882 before a public school system existed in Plano. In 1891, city officials bought the school and took over operations. Later schools built here included one in 1924 which became the core of the current . . . Map (db m138457) HM
4Texas (Collin County), Plano — 6194 — Plano National Bank / I.O.O.F. Lodge Building
After a building they shared was destroyed by fire in 1895, the Plano National Bank (est. 1887) and the I.O.O.F. (Odd Fellows) Lodge (est. 1870) erected this commercial building here in 1896. In 1936 the structure was redesigned by . . . Map (db m149947) HM
5Texas (Collin County), Plano — 6210 — Texas Electric Railway Station
Built in 1908 by the Texas Traction Company (Texas Electric Railway after a merger in 1917), this station served passengers and freight customers of the company's North Texas routes. The wood frame passenger depot and the attached brick . . . Map (db m94724) HM
 
 
 
May. 15, 2021