The Thomas Plantation and Steamboat Landing – Huntsville, Texas

This historical marker is located at Farm to Market Rd 3454, Huntsville, TX. From the intersection of FM 980 and FM 3454 (Thomas Lake Rd.) take FM 3454 N approx. 2 miles to Audrey Lane. There are not many people living in this quiet area. I am sure this is the kind of place where…

Great Western Cattle Trail – Kerrville, Texas

  This historical marker is located at 1425 Harper Road (FM 783) north of Kerrville, east side, across from Valle Vista Dr. This trail started out in Bandera Texas (South of San Antonio) and ended in Dodge City, Kansas. The route was founded by Captain John T. Lytle in 1874 to heard longhorn cattle. (see…

Starkey Cemetery – Kerrville, Texas

Well this was an interesting find. This historical marker is located at 1480 Junction Hwy,  in between a Walmart and Discount Tire. Its like the parking lot was built around it. Once you drive in to the Walmart parking lot you cant miss. I couldn't enter the cemetery so I did my best to take…

Zion Lutheran Church – Kerrville, Texas

This church is located at 624 Barnett Street in Kerrville Texas. I was surprised to find very little history about this church during my research. I was lucky enough to find some information on the Kerr County Historical Commission website. Not much though. The congregation was established in 1898. Church members would meet at each…

Kerrville First United Methodist Church

This marker is located on 321 Thompson Drive in Kerrville Texas. The land that this church was built on was donated by it founder, Joshua D. Brown in 1856. A church was built on the donated land in 1871 just to be destroyed by a storm 5 years later. The current church was established in…

Scott and Josephine Carr Schreiner – Kerrville, Texas

What better place for a Historical Marker  to be located than at a History Center. I was so disappointed that this place was not open during my visit but it just gives me a reason to go back to visit. This Historical Marker is located at the Kerr Regional History Center on 425 Water Street…

Kerrville – Kerrville, Texas

This Historical Marker sits at 800 Junction Highway in front of Kerrville City Hall. Kerr County, is sixty-two miles northwest of San Antonio. The town was named for James Kerr  with help from his good friend Joshua Brown, who were both some of the earliest successful shinglemakers . There is archeological evidence suggesting human habitation…