Uncovered Texas

Katy


Katy M K & T Depot - 1946

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Postcard - Italy.


Katy Depot - 1929

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Postcard - San Antonio.


Missouri, Kansas & Texas Trailway (Katy Building)

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Neighborhood - Dallas.


Katy Depot/Hunt County

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National Register - Greenville.


Dr. James M.and Dove Stewart House

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National Register - Katy.


Czech Settlers in Hill County

One of the most influential and numerous national groups to settle in Hill County, Czechs came to this area from Fayette County and the province of Moravia in Austria-Hungary. Many sought greater freedom due to barriers to attaining national status in the old country, political restraints, introduct....

Historical Marker - Abbott.


Barker Post Office

"The settlement that became Barker developed on the Missouri-Kansas-Texas railroad in the late 1890s. G. T. Miller applied for a post office in 1898. It occupied a corner of his store, which also was used as a saloon. The structure was damaged in the 1900 storm, and postmaster Miller moved it to the....

Historical Marker - Barker (Houston).


Holy Cross Catholic Church

In May 1847, the Catholic church established a new frontier diocese in Galveston. During the next several years, many Polish Catholic immigrants moved to Matagorda County, and priests from nearby towns visited their small community, known as St. Francisville. In the latter part of the 19th century, ....

Historical Marker - Bay City.


Jones Chapel United Methodist Church

This church, organized in 1888, was originally known as Jones Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church. At first, it was part of a circuit, and ministers often traveled by stagecoach or horseback as they rotated Sunday services among churches. Jones Chapel shared the Rev. J.T. Jacobs with Fannin Street Met....

Historical Marker - Beeville.


Missouri, Kansas & Texas (KATY) Railroad Bridge

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Historical Marker - Belton.



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