Tyler Texas historical marker, in the downtown square and a whole photo gallery of beautiful downtown Tyler, Texas.
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Tyler, Texas historical marker in the downtown square.
Tyler Texas historical survey marker in the downtown square: IN AREA OPENED 1839 TO WHITE SETTLERS BY REPUBLIC OF TEXAS VICTORIES OVER CHEROKEE INDIANS WHOSE TRAILS LED THE WAY TO GOOD SPRINGS, FINE FARMLANDS, USEFUL SALINES. THE FIRST LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS NAMED THE TOWN (FOUNDED 1846) FOR PRESIDENT JOHN TYLER, WHO SIGNED THE RESOLUTION ANNEXING TEXAS TO THE UNITED STATES. ORIGINALLY A FARM MARKET, TYLER IN EARLY YEARS HAD FEW MEN OF WEALTH, BUT BY 1860 WAS KNOWN FOR GOOD SCHOOLS, CHURCHES AND CULTURED CITIZENS. SEVERAL MEN HERE RAISED AND COMMANDED TROOPS IN CIVIL WAR. AFTER MID-1863 THIS WAS TRANSPORTATION HEADQUARTERS FOR TRANS-MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF THE CONFEDERACY. IT HAD AN ORDNANCE FACTORY AND WAS SITE OF CAMP FORD -- THE LARGEST P.O.W. POST WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI. IN 1870'S IMPORTANT AS SITE OF RAILROAD SHOPS AND ROUNDHOUSE. DEVELOPED INDUSTRIES, MANUFACTURING, FRUIT AND VEGETABLE PACKING, SHIPPING, EXPANDING ECONOMY. FURNISHED TEXAS WITH STATESMEN, INCLUDING GOVERNOR RICHARD B. HUBBARD (IN OFFICE 1876-1879), O.M. ROBERTS (1879-1883) AND JAMES STEPHEN HOGG (1891-1895). UPON DISCOVERY OF NEARBY EAST TEXAS OIL FIELD IN 1931, BECAME INVESTMENT, BANKING, SERVICING CENTER. HOME OF TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE, ANNUAL ROSE FESTIVAL. (1968)
The Historic Peoples Petroleum Building in Downtown Tyler, Texas.
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The Historic Peoples Petroleum Building in Downtown Tyler, Texas ... currently being restored to its original elegance
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Peoples Bank Building - Tyler, Texas
People's Bank Building, Tyler.
The 25th Anniversary of the Festival on the Square will be in Downtown Tyler this October 13 with some of the best Texas Country Musicians.
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The 25th Anniversary of the Festival on the Square will be in Downtown Tyler this October 13 with some of the best Texas Country Musicians, including Whiskey Meyers, Charlie Robison, Jon Wolfe and the Bigsbys.
So EXCITED! The 25th Anniversary of the Festival on the Square will be in Downtown Tyler this October 13 with some of the best Texas Country Musicians.
Peoples Bank Building, Tyler, Texas, currently being restored to its 1930s art deco grandeur