“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Center Point, Texas Historical Markers

Camp Verde, Texas Marker (<i>detail view</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, May 30, 2014
Camp Verde, Texas Marker (detail view)
Texas (Kerr County), Center Point — Camp Verde, Texas
1856, Camp Verde was established as a military post to suppress Indian attacks on settlers. As suggested by Jefferson Davis, camels were brought to the camp as an experiment in providing transportation of troops and equipment. The experiment was . . . — Map (db m111277) HM
Texas (Kerr County), Center Point — 786 — Center Point Cemetery
The earliest known settlers in this area were Mrs. Elizabeth Denton and her children and slaves, who arrived in 1852. They were joined in 1858 by the family of Dr. Charles Ganahl, who named the new community Zanzenberg, after his hometown in . . . — Map (db m111264) HM
Texas (Kerr County), Center Point — Center Point, Texas
1852, a settlement began along the Guadalupe River half way between Kerryville and Comfort that became known as Center Point. 1856, residents met here to petition the state for a new county, then held the 1st meeting to organize the county . . . — Map (db m111274) HM

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