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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Yoakum, Texas
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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| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
|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|
| 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|
| 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|
|In Memory of
The Trail Drivers
Who Passed This Way
1867 – 1887
Erected by the State of Texas
1936 — — Map (db m125471) HM|
|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|