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  Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
 Year: 2011
 Collection: Texas History Collection
[Marker: Fort Johnson]

[Marker: Fort Johnson]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of the marker for Fort Johnson in Pottsboro, Texas. Text: Established by William G. Cooke in 1840 as a part of the defense of the military road from Red River to Austin, named in honor of Colonel Francis W. Johnson (1799-1888), commander of the Texas army at the capture of San Antonio, December 10, 1835. Place of rendezvous for the Snivley Expedition which set out April 25, 1843. The settlement in the vicinity was known as Georgetown.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[Marker: George R. Reeves]

[Marker: George R. Reeves]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission marker for George R. Reeves (January 3, 1826 - September 5, 1882) in Pottsboro, Texas. Text: Man for whom 2600-Sq. Mi. West Texas County was named. Born in Tennessee, married Jane Moore in 1844 in Arkansas, came to Texas about 1845, was Grayson County tax collector, 1848-1850; Sheriff, 1850-1854. Served as state representative, 1855-1861, commissioned Confederate Army officer, 1863, participant in Battle of Chickamauga and Hundred Days Atlanta Campaign. Returned to legislature, 1873, Speaker of the House, 1881-1882. Recorded - 1967.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[Marker: Louis Wilmouth]

[Marker: Louis Wilmouth]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of the marker for Louis Wilmouth in Sadler, Texas. Text: A San Jacinto veteran - born in Kentucky, 1806 - died November 11, 1893. His wife Ellen Vittitoe Wilmouth died January 22, 1896.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[Marker: Thompson House]

[Marker: Thompson House]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of the marker for the Thompson House in Denison, Texas. Text: Built by Judge James G. Thompson in the early 1840's on the south bank of Red River at Preston Road. In 1942 it was bought by Ms. Nellie Chambers and moved east of Denison to save it from the advancing waters of the newly formed Lake Texoma. Upon her death, her heirs donated the home to the village. It was moved to its present location and restored in 1986.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[Marker: Trading Post of Holland Coffee]

[Marker: Trading Post of Holland Coffee]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of the marker for the Trading Post of Holland Coffee in Pottsboro, Texas. Text: Established about 1837 for trade with the Indians of the Red River region and the Western Plains. Here many white captives of the red men were redeemed. From its vicinity, the Snively Expedition set out for New Mexico on April 25, 1843. Abandoned after Coffee's death in 1846. Erected by the State of Texas 1936.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[Photograph of 1924 Masonic Temple]

[Photograph of 1924 Masonic Temple]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of the 1924 Sherman Mason Temple building. This multistoried building with beige brick, columns, and a stone pediment is currently home to the Sherman Jazz Museum.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[Photograph of Allison Cemetery]

[Photograph of Allison Cemetery]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of Allison Cemetery. There is a wire fence around the cemetery with a large sign that reads "Allison". There are several headstones visible in the cemetery and there are many trees near the headstones.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[Photograph of Andrew Hanson's Grave]

[Photograph of Andrew Hanson's Grave]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of Andrew Hanson and his wife's, Anna's, tombstone in Sherman, Texas. Andrew was born in 1855 and died in 1940 and Anna was born in 1855 and died in 1915.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[Photograph of Andrew Hanson's Historical Marker]

[Photograph of Andrew Hanson's Historical Marker]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of Andrew Hanson's historical marker in Sherman, Texas. The plaque is on a stone column and is located in a cemetery. Behind the column is the path that goes through the cemetery.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[Photograph of Andrew L. Randell]

[Photograph of Andrew L. Randell]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of Andrew Lawrence Randell's grave marker in Sherman, Texas. He was born in 1880 and died in 1931 and was a Grandmaster of the Masons in 1921.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
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