Clarksville and Red River County (Images of America) by Red River County Historical Society PDF

By Red River County Historical Society

pink River County and Clarksville are literally older than the country of Texas itself. as soon as often called the purple River District, the realm represented all or a part of 39 present-day Texas counties. the various area's earliest Anglo settlements should be discovered alongside the purple River as early as 1816 and integrated Pecan aspect, the Burkham cost, and Jonesboro, by means of the settling of Clarksville in 1833. lots of Texas's earliest pioneers gone through the county, together with Sam Houston, who spent his first evening in Texas in Jonesboro at James and Isabella Clark's domestic; and Davy Crockett, who hung out at Whiterock at John Stiles's domestic earlier than he perished on the conflict of the Alamo. at the present time pink River County is called the "Gateway to Texas."

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