Site of the Old Town of Texana
Texas Historical Marker

Founded in 1834 by Dr. F. F. Wells, personal friend of Stephen F. Austin. County seat of Jackson County from 1835-1883.

Old home of Capt. Clark L. Owen of Civil War fame.

Here the following were first organized in Jackson County: Methodist Church in 1838, Masonic Lodge in 1852, Presbyterian Church in 1855.

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Early Jackson County

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