Created February 1, 1858
Recreated August 21, 1876
Organized January 13, 1885
Named in Honor of
Charles Ready Haskell, 1817-1836
A Tennesseean who was shot with
Fannin in the Massacre at Goliad
Haskell, the County Seat
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Lest We Forget
In Memory of Those Who Gave Their Lives in All Wars
Haskell County Veterans who gave their life for our Country
Smith Allen James F. Alley Elbert P. Alvis Alton Lyndell Anderson Melvin D. Andress Troy E. . . . — — Map (db m82058) WM
Belgian native Victor Joseph Josselet (1846-1946) joined his brothers, Felix and Paul, in immigrating to the United States in 1873. After working as coal miners in Chicago, they purchased a small farm in Sherman (Grayson Co.). While in Sherman, . . . — — Map (db m82081) HM
This Tejas Pecan tree, to be called “The Liberty Tree”, was presented to Haskell City - County in commemoration of the American Revolution of Bicentennial by the Texas Forest Service in Jan. 1976. — — Map (db m82082) WM
Just to the north (1874 - 1900) ran the Mackenzie Trail.
Over a million buffalo hides hauled east, route settlers west.
Main trail between T.P.-F.W. & Drrys.
Tonkawa Indians guided Mackenzie to defeat Comanches in Tule Canyon, . . . — — Map (db m82078) HM