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The Edens-Madden Massacre of Houston County

edens-madden-hisorical-markersGRAPELAND, TEXAS- Various Indian tribes, such as the Caddo, Kickapoo, and Cherokee, lived on the river bottoms among the pine thickets in East Texas before the Texas Revolution. The Mexican government had no interest in colonizing East Texas; therefore, was able to maintain good relations with the Indians. But with the revolution came immense change, for more than just Texans and Mexicans. READ MORE

 

 

 

 

 

 

KILLOUGH MASSACRE

Killough 1 LOGOJACKSONVILLE, TEXAS- The Killough Cemetery is the final resting place of eighteen victims, who were murdered on October 5, 1838, near the site of Old Larissa in northwestern Cherokee County, in what is said to be the largest single Indian depredation East Texas history. READ MORE

 

 

 

 

 

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