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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Trenton, Texas
Location of Trenton, Texas
► Fannin County (25) ► Collin County (90) ► Delta County (6) ► Grayson County (38) ► Hunt County (58) ► Lamar County (41) ► Bryan County, Oklahoma (10)
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| Land for this cemetery was donated in 1876 by Tennessee native William Boyd Burns (1821-1907), whose log cabin home was located adjacent to the site. Pioneer settler of the Trenton community, he also gave nearby property for a Union church . . . — — Map (db m163383) HM|
| In 1887 members gathered at the Union Church in Trenton to organize the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. The first pastor was the Rev. W. J. Bludworth. In 1896 the first sanctuary was built, and the congregation included 200 members. . . . — — Map (db m163348) HM|
| Founded in 1901 by John Donaghey, J.B. Robinson, and Y.B. Reed - major officers for 33 years, descendants still operate institution. In early days old-timers gathered here to discuss town events. Bank is still center of community news. At same . . . — — Map (db m163340) HM|
| The earliest Anglo settlers in this area, drawn to the fertile farmlands probably came to the locality known as Wildcat Thicket in the mid-1800s. By the 1870s a community had begun to form, and settler A.J. Russell reportedly named Trenton for a . . . — — Map (db m163382) HM|
| Built 1910 by Y.B. Reed, who in 1894 had bought out grandfather and uncle Burgher and Burgher. A complete hardware store: had plows, binders, hay balers, hand tools. Sold wagons and buggies, nails, wire, hinges, nuts, bolts. Harness division made . . . — — Map (db m163343) HM|