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Historical Markers in Somerville, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Burleson 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 Burleson County, TX (28) Brazos County, TX (61) Lee County, TX (19) Milam County, TX (46) Robertson County, TX (43) Washington County, TX (131)  BurlesonCounty(28) Burleson County (28)  BrazosCounty(61) Brazos County (61)  LeeCounty(19) Lee County (19)  MilamCounty(46) Milam County (46)  RobertsonCounty(43) Robertson County (43)  WashingtonCounty(131) Washington County (131)
Caldwell is the county seat for Burleson County
Somerville is in Burleson County
      Burleson County (28)  
ADJACENT TO BURLESON COUNTY
      Brazos County (61)  
      Lee County (19)  
      Milam County (46)  
      Robertson County (43)  
      Washington County (131)  
 
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1Texas (Burleson County), Somerville — 8638 — 1906 Reunion of Hood's Texas Brigade
In 1906 Somerville hosted the annual reunion of the Hood's Texas Brigade Association, a group established in 1872 for veterans of the celebrated Confederate unit. For two days, June 27-28, 74 veterans were honored with a celebration which included . . . Map (db m74293) HM
2Texas (Burleson County), Somerville — James W. Lauderdale
This railroad bell was given in memory of James W. Lauderdale (1854-1914), Burleson County pioneer. He came by covered wagon caravan from Mississippi to Texas. In 1888 he married Florence Brooks. They had four children: Cyrus, Davis, Charles and . . . Map (db m74296) HM
3Texas (Burleson County), Somerville — 8636 — Site of the Somerville Harvey House
Fred Harvey, a native of England, began operation of his Santa Fe Railroad dining rooms in 1876. In 1900 a Harvey House opened in Somerville, Divisional Headquarters of the Santa Fe Line. The 2-story, galleried structure was 260 ft. long and . . . Map (db m74294) HM
4Texas (Burleson County), Somerville — 8654 — Somerville
Located where two branches of the Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway joined, town was named for Albert Somerville, first president of the railroad. First settlers arrived after town was surveyed about 1883; the post office was permanently established . . . Map (db m74295) HM
5Texas (Burleson County), Somerville — 18443 — Somerville Stadium
Emerging from the Great Depression, the Somerville school board partnered with the Works Progress Administration (WPA) to build a football stadium. Known as "The Rock," the stadium was designed by Travis Broesche in the Rustic style of architecture. . . . Map (db m117792) HM
6Texas (Burleson County), Somerville — 8658 — Yegua Creek
In 1690 the Spanish gave the name "San Francisco" to this 62-mile Brazos River tributary; but on an 1822 map, Stephen F. Austin, "Father of Texas", marked it "Yegua", Spanish for "mare". Mustang mares and foals then grazed among the Indians on the . . . Map (db m74292) HM
 
 
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Jun. 28, 2022