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Anderson County (Images of America) by Beverly Odom

By Beverly Odom

From its roots within the unbroken desert of significant East Texas, Anderson County has triumph over many adversities to develop 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 circulation approximately 10 miles east of the Trinity River in what might turn into Anderson County. different households joined their attempt, and fortress Houston used to be quickly inbuilt 1835-1836 to guard settlers from the hazards inherent to the wild frontier. misplaced within the passage of time, many groups not exist. at the present time the central 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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