“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 Buda

Antioch Colony Marker image, Touch for more information
By Richard Denney, March 13, 2016
Antioch Colony Marker
1Texas (Hays County), Buda — 16255 — Antioch Colony
Antioch Colony was a rural farming community formed during Reconstruction by a group of formerly enslaved African Americans. Although freed from slavery after the Civil War, African Americans still found it difficult to purchase land. In 1859, Anglo . . . — Map (db m93045) HM
2Texas (Hays County), Buda — 10240 — Buda
Originally known as Du Pre, Buda was founded along a line of the International and Great Northern Railroad. Cornelia A. Trimble gave land for the townsite in 1881. The name “Buda” was adopted in the late 1880s, although its origin is . . . — Map (db m52991) HM
3Texas (Hays County), Buda — 10241 — Buda Christian Church
Organized in 1893, the Buda Christian Church met in the Methodist church building until a church was built on this site in 1903. After it was destroyed in a 1909 storm, this structure was built in 1912. Membership began to decline in the 1940s, and . . . — Map (db m117936) HM
4Texas (Hays County), Buda — 14464 — Buda School
The Buda school system organized from the consolidation of several 19th century rural schools, including Elm Grove (largest school in Hays County in 1876), Goforth, Turnersville, Mountain City, Antioch, Science Hall and Kellyville. In 1881, the year . . . — Map (db m149501) HM
5Texas (Hays County), Buda — 10242 — Buda United Methodist Church
This church was established in 1880 under the leadership of the Rev. Thomas Garrett, one of the pioneer Methodist circuit riders who conducted early services and camp meetings in the area around Mountain City (2 mi. W). It was the first church in . . . — Map (db m149502) HM
6Texas (Hays County), Buda — 10265 — First Baptist Church of Buda
In July 1882, the year after the founding of Du Pre, now Buda, M. Lawson, A. Teague and W. A. Hancock petitioned the San Marcos Baptist Association for the formation of this church. The first pastor was the Rev. D. A. Porter, ordained in the nearby . . . — Map (db m117939) HM
7Texas (Hays County), Buda — 17245 — McElroy-Severn House(Onion Creek Post Office and Stagecoach House)
The complex that includes the McElroy-Severn House/Stagecoach House and Onion Creek Post Office occupies a 51-acre tract of land on a high bluff above a branch leading into Onion Creek, about a quarter mile east of Buda. The post office and . . . — Map (db m80186) HM
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