Anderson County (Images of America) by Beverly Odom PDF

By Beverly Odom

From its roots within the unbroken desolate tract of critical East Texas, Anderson County has conquer many adversities to turn into the crossroads of East Texas. within the 1830s, rugged pioneers got here to the fertile Trinity River Valley to carve out a spot for themselves from the untamed state. those pioneers all started a cost alongside a movement approximately 10 miles east of the Trinity River in what might turn into Anderson County. different households joined their attempt, and castle Houston was once quickly inbuilt 1835-1836 to guard settlers from the risks inherent to the wild frontier. misplaced within the passage of time, many groups now not exist. this day the crucial cities are Palestine, Frankston, and Elkhart, yet many different groups give a contribution to the standard of lifestyles around the county.

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