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

Mabank, Texas Historical Markers

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By Rheba Bybee, July 30, 2016
First Baptist Church of Mabank
Texas (Kaufman County), Mabank — 8508 — First Baptist Church of Mabank
In 1898 or 1899 nine charter members under The Rev. E.J. Thompson, a missionary for the East Fork Baptist Association, organized Lawndale Baptist Church (1 mi. NE). After the railroad arrived in 1900, the fellowship moved here and became Mabank . . . — Map (db m96382) HM
Texas (Kaufman County), Mabank — 8513 — First Presbyterian Church of Mabank
Organized on September 11, 1896, this church began as a small Cumberland Presbyterian congregation in the town of Lawndale (about 2 mi. E of the original Mabank townsite; now within its city limits). Worship services were held in the Lawndale . . . — Map (db m96448) HM
Texas (Kaufman County), Mabank — 8533 — Mabank
Originally part of the George T. Walters Survey, this acreage in the 1840s and '50s belonged to many absentee landowners including Sam Houston. In 1887 John R. Jones, a merchant from nearby Goshen, and his wife Joella platted and developed a town . . . — Map (db m96337) HM
Texas (Kaufman County), Mabank — 8548 — Roddy Lodge No. 734, A.F. & A.M.
The community of Roddy (4 mi. NE) was established by Stephen G. Roddy in 1884. The Roddy Masonic Lodge was chartered on May 14, 1892. The 24 charter members included Worshipful Master S. G. Roddy and many former members of the lodge in Prairieville, . . . — Map (db m96339) HM
Texas (Kaufman County), Mabank — 8561 — White Hall School
Built in 1888 on land donated by the Albert T. Rice family, the first White Hall School was a one-room building. First called Caney Creek School, its name was changed to White Hall in 1910. A new four-room building was erected in 1928, and by the . . . — Map (db m96450) HM

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