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Chillicothe, Texas Historical Markers

 
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By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
Chillicothe First Methodist Church Marker
Texas (Hardeman County), Chillicothe — 11926 — Chillicothe First Methodist Church
Originally organized in 1886 in the Jackson Springs community, this church was first served by circuit riders C. T. Neese and J. T. Hosmer. Shortly after the Fort Worth and Denver City Railway came through Chillicothe in 1887, the Jackson Springs . . . — Map (db m104923) HM
Texas (Hardeman County), Chillicothe — 11928 — Medicine Mound Community
Early inhabitants of this area were Comanche and Kiowa Indians whose campsites were situated around four dolomite hills called Medicine Mounds and known for their healing properties. In 1854, area land was deeded to a railway company. Anglo settlers . . . — Map (db m98594) HM
Texas (Hardeman County), Chillicothe — 5246 — Texas Agricultural Experiment StationSubstation No. 12 — Home of Hybrid Sorghums
Forage crop field station at which in 1909 (when situated 6 mi. NE) was planted the United States' first sudan grass, a sorghum especially adaptable to semiarid regions. The United States Department of Agriculture had brought the seed . . . — Map (db m104922) HM

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