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

Gonzales County Texas Historical Markers

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By Richard E. Miller, August 12, 2010
Texas Heroes Square
Texas (Gonzales County), Gonzales — 3823 — Andrew Ponton Texas Heroes Square
Born in Virginia to William and Isabella (Mooreland) Ponton, Andrew Ponton came to Texas in December 1829 and settled in Green DeWitt's Colony, receiving a land grant near Hallettsville. He became active in area politics, and in 1834 he was named . . . — Map (db m36591) HM
Texas (Gonzales County), Waelder — 5441 — The Town of Waelder
In 1875 and 1876, when the Galveston Harrisburg & San Antonio Railroad built through Gonzales County, this town was laid out to serve as a shipping point for the surrounding agricultural and ranching area. Hopkinsville, a thriving community five . . . — Map (db m6978) HM

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