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

Daingerfield, Texas Historical Markers

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Caddo Trace Marker
Texas (Morris County), Daingerfield — 7842 — Caddo Trace (1 MI. N.)
Hunting and trade route for area between Arkansas and Red Rivers; used by Caddo Indians, who occupied the northeast corner of Texas and adjacent states.

Like many Indian trails, it was later usurped by whites; after 1840, it became part of stage . . . — Map (db m127837) HM

Texas (Morris County), Daingerfield — 7846 — Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Congregation traces its history to 1849, when area Presbyterians formally organized and began holding worship services in private homes. From 1852 to 1880, services were held in the Chapel Hill College building at this site. The congregation has . . . — Map (db m120017) HM
Texas (Morris County), Daingerfield — 7847 — Daingerfield, C. S. A.
Civil War center for manufacturing, supply and travel. Place of enrollment of several Confederate army units. Local industries supporting the war effort included 3 tanyards--sidelines of the beef slaughtering trade that helped feed troops and . . . — Map (db m119459) HM
Texas (Morris County), Daingerfield — 7851 — Morris County
Created and organized in 1875, with Daingerfield as county seat. Named for William W. Morris (1805-1883), who came to Texas in 1849, when the Civil War began in 1861, was in 8th Legislature that armed the state, enacted soldiers' families' relief . . . — Map (db m119468) HM
Texas (Morris County), Daingerfield — 7849 — Rev. Nathan S. Johnson
Born in Virginia in 1802, Nathan Johnson spent his boyhood years near Murfreesboro, Tennessee. In 1824 he was licensed to preach and served as a Methodist missionary to the Cherokee Indians and others in the Tennessee Conference. Johnson brought his . . . — Map (db m119476) HM
Texas (Morris County), Daingerfield — 7843 — Site of Chapel Hill College
Chartered 1850. Opened 1852 in brick building on land donated by Allen Urquhart, Republic of Texas surveyor. Founded by Marshall Presbytery of Cumberland Presbyterian Church, to educate ministers. Also offered courses in medicine, law and liberal . . . — Map (db m120016) HM
Texas (Morris County), Daingerfield — 7848 — Site of Hussey & Logan's Mill and Gin Factory (1855-1897)
Made machinery to process most important crops in Texas: gin saws to take seeds from cotton, for cloth-making; grist mills to grind corn into meal for bread. During Civil War, when mills or parts could not be imported, gave vital aid to Texas . . . — Map (db m119475) HM
Texas (Morris County), Daingerfield — 7859 — Veteran of the American Revolution James Thompson (1759-1841)
Ancestors of James Thompson lived in Virginia in the 17th century. Thompson served in Capt. Bynum's Company of North Carolina Militia in 1781, helping win victory in the American Revolution. In pioneer spirit, he and his family later moved to . . . — Map (db m119477) HM

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