Grimes County

Grimes County

Date: May 1858
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of the Prairies and Lakes region covering Grimes County, Texas. The map shows the district line between Montgomery and Harris Counties, as run by James W. Henderson. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
[Mexia, Texas: Confederate Reunion Grounds and Comanche Chief Quanah Parker]

[Mexia, Texas: Confederate Reunion Grounds and Comanche Chief Quanah Parker]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Mexia, Texas. The film covers: the the Confederate Reunion Grounds, now a Texas Historical Landmark; recreational activity on the Navasota River; and the legend of Quanah Parker. The first segment of video shows the Confederate Reunion Grounds, which were established in 1889. Tom Fisher, who is the Park Manager of the Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historical Park and the Park Manager of Fort Parker State Historical Park, explains the historical reenactments and mock Civil War battles that are held at the Reunion Grounds. The Historical Marker, cannon, pavilion, and Miss Mamie Kennedy's 1914 Confederate Flirtation Walk trail are shown. In the next segment of the video, people fish, use paddleboats, motorboats, and innertubes on the Navasota River. There are intermittent scenes of oil pumpjacks and barrel-racing horseback riders. The last section of the film shows Fort Parker, black and white photographs of the town of Mexia, and an interview with Jan Harrison, who explains the legend of Cynthia Ann Parker and the Comanche chief, Quanah Parker.
Contributing Partner: UNT Media Library
Brazos County

Brazos County

Date: unknown
Creator: Pressler, Herman
Description: Map of Brazos County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Brazos County

Brazos County

Date: 1871~
Creator: Lungkwitz, Herman
Description: Map of Brazos County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Brazos County

Brazos County

Date: 1867
Creator: Stremme, C. C.
Description: Map of Brazos County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch)
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Map of Robertson County

Map of Robertson County

Date: September 1863
Creator: Thielepape, George J.
Description: Cadastral map of Robertson County, Texas in the Prairies and Lakes region. Some boundaries and notes are marked in color; several features are noted including the center of the county. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Washington County

Washington County

Date: April 19, 1863
Creator: Gieseche, Albert
Description: Cadastral map of Washington County, Texas in the Prairies and Lakes region. Some notes are marked in color.
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Map of Washington County, Texas

Map of Washington County, Texas

Date: 1879
Creator: unknown
Description: Cadastral map of Washington County, Texas in the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Map of Washington County

Map of Washington County

Date: November 1841
Creator: Clampitt, M. A.
Description: Cadastral map of Washington County, Texas in the Prairies and Lakes region.
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Samuel M. Williams, July 13, 1837]

[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Samuel M. Williams, July 13, 1837]

Date: July 13, 1837
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Samuel M. Williams, in which Perry attempts to contact Williams since they are co-executors of Stephen F. Austin's estate. Perry has enclosed a document concerning land parcels written in Williams's handwriting and signed by Austin that he has questions about.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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