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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Stinnett, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Hutchinson 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 Hutchinson County, TX (27) Carson County, TX (48) Hansford County, TX (16) Moore County, TX (11) Roberts County, TX (11) Sherman County, TX (6)  HutchinsonCounty(27) Hutchinson County (27)  CarsonCounty(48) Carson County (48)  HansfordCounty(16) Hansford County (16)  MooreCounty(11) Moore County (11)  RobertsCounty(11) Roberts County (11)  ShermanCounty(6) Sherman County (6)
Location of Stinnett, Texas
    Hutchinson County (27)
    Carson County (48)
    Hansford County (16)
    Moore County (11)
    Roberts County (11)
    Sherman County (6)
 
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1Texas (Hutchinson County), Stinnett — Adobe Walls Battle Ground
Here on June 27, 1874 about 700 picked warriors from the Comanche, Cheyenne and Kiowa Indian tribes were defeated by 28 brave frontiersmen: James Hanbahan • Billy Tyler • “Bat” Masterson • Dutch Henry • Mike Welch • — Keeler • . . . Map (db m63864) HM
2Texas (Hutchinson County), Stinnett — 1286 — Drift Fence
Famed cattleman Charles Goodnight established one of the first ranches in the Texas Panhandle, the JA ranch, in 1876. Later that year Thomas S. Bugbee established the first cattle ranch in Hutchinson County. As a result of soaring beef prices . . . Map (db m71820) HM
3Texas (Hutchinson County), Stinnett — 14964 — Drift Fence
Famed cattleman Charles Goodnight established one of the first ranches in the Texas Panhandle, the JA Ranch, in 1876. Later that year Thomas S. Bugbee established the first cattle ranch in Hutchinson County. As a result of soaring beef . . . Map (db m155144) HM
4Texas (Hutchinson County), Stinnett — 1690 — First Battle of Adobe Walls(November 25, 1865)
Largest Indian battle in Civil War. 15 miles east, at ruins of Bent's Old Fort, on the Canadian. 3,000 Comanches and Kiowas, allies of the South, met 372 Federals under Col. Kit Carson, famous scout and mountain man. Though Carson made a . . . Map (db m93248) HM
5Texas (Hutchinson County), Stinnett — 2514 — Holt Cemetery
In the late 1890s Texas enacted colonization and homestead laws that significantly quickened the settlement of the then sparsely populated Panhandle region of North Texas. Hutchinson County soon recorded the required 150 applications for land . . . Map (db m155146) HM
6Texas (Hutchinson County), Stinnett — 2515 — Holt School
A county-wide public school district was established soon after Hutchinson County was created in 1901. As more people began to settle in the area, regional school districts were formed. Common School District No. 8 was established in the . . . Map (db m155145) HM
7Texas (Hutchinson County), Stinnett — 2602 — Hutchinson County Courthouse
Hutchinson County, named for prominent judge and writer Anderson Hutchinson, was one of 54 counties created out of the District of Bexar in 1876 by the Texas Legislature. It was not until 1901, however, that the county was officially organized. That . . . Map (db m93250) HM
8Texas (Hutchinson County), Stinnett — 2 — Isaac McCormick Cottage"Birthplace of Hutchinson County"
Built 1899 with materials hauled at great peril across the Canadian - then without a bridge. Mr. McCormick, his wife, Capitola, and eight children lived in a covered wagon and a tent while they put up their house. Home became cradle of county . . . Map (db m93249) HM
 
Apr. 19, 2021