“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Yoakum, Texas

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Location of Yoakum, Texas
    DeWitt County (38)
    Goliad County (36)
    Gonzales County (57)
    Karnes County (18)
    Lavaca County (70)
    Victoria County (31)
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1Texas (DeWitt County), Yoakum — 17730 — Asberry School
Located in northeastern Dewitt County, the Asberry School served the educational needs of the African American community in Yoakum beginning in 1930. Formerly known as the Yoakum Negro Public School, it formed out of the consolidation of two . . . Map (db m167170) HM
2Texas (DeWitt County), Yoakum — 3535 — Municipal Power Plant
After attempts by Yoakum officials to purchase existing electric power facilities failed, the city voted in 1930, at a commission meeting attended by about 300 local residents, to build its own municipal power plant. This building was designed by . . . Map (db m167168) HM
3Texas (DeWitt County), Yoakum — 18860 — Yoakum National Bank
The town of Yoakum incorporated on May 13, 1889, and with a growing population and business, a banking house was needed. W.O. Richardson recognized this need and with the assistance of other community leaders, organized a commercial bank in . . . Map (db m167215) HM
4Texas (Lavaca County), Yoakum — Chisholm Trail Memorial Park
Chisholm Trail Memorial Park The Chisholm Trail Memorial Park, originally known as Palmer Park, is re-dedicated to the memory of the Old Trail Drivers of the Yoakum-Bovine, Texas area who passed this way, 1867 – 1887. In the Centennial . . . Map (db m125472) HM
5Texas (Lavaca County), Yoakum — 1777 — First Methodist Church of Yoakum
The Rev. Thomas S. Armstrong, sent by the East Texas Conference of the Methodist Church to establish a church in Yoakum, led a small group of Methodists in organizing this congregation on October 28, 1889. The charter members included Mrs. M.M. . . . Map (db m167172) HM
6Texas (Lavaca County), Yoakum — 16384 — St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
Catholics in the Brushy Community, which was a rural settlement that developed beginning in the 1830s along the Brushy and Supple Jack Creeks, first organized a church around 1847, building a log sanctuary. However, it wasn't until 1869 that, . . . Map (db m167178) HM
7Texas (Lavaca County), Yoakum — 5442 — The Trail Drivers of Southwest Texas
In Memory of The Trail Drivers of Southwest Texas Who Passed This Way 1867 – 1887 Erected by the State of Texas 1936Map (db m125471) HM
8Texas (Lavaca County), Yoakum — 5926 — Yoakum
Located on DeWitt-Lavaca County line on land granted by Mexico in 1835 to settler John May. Cattle gathering area for Chisholm Trail. With coming of San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railroad in 1887, became transportation center. Named for rail official . . . Map (db m125469) HM
Apr. 20, 2021