[Original Platmap of the City of Palestine, TX]

Description:

In 1846 the Texas Legislature created Palestine to serve as seat for the newly established Anderson County. James R. Fulton, Johnston Shelton and William Bigelow were hired by the first Anderson County commissioners to survey the surrounding land and lay out a town site, consisting of a central courthouse square and the surrounding 24 blocks.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Anderson County - Palestine
Creation Date: 1846  
Partner(s):
Palestine Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 366
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1846
  • Digitized: March 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Anderson County - Palestine
Era
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
Date
1846  
Description:

In 1846 the Texas Legislature created Palestine to serve as seat for the newly established Anderson County. James R. Fulton, Johnston Shelton and William Bigelow were hired by the first Anderson County commissioners to survey the surrounding land and lay out a town site, consisting of a central courthouse square and the surrounding 24 blocks.

Physical Description:

1 drawing : b&w ; 17 x 21 in. ; laminated ; framed in black frame

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
Palestine Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2006 Grant - PPL
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth11916
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public