| Settled in 1840s. On Franklin Springfield, Waco-Marlin stage routes. Post office 1856 with Nathan Gilbert postmaster. Eutaw Lodge No. 233, A.F. & A.M., was chartered 1859. Among early settlers were Henry Fox, Allen McDaniel, Charles C., Frank, and Wesley McKinley, and T. A. Polk. Town had churches, school, stores, blacksmith shop, wagon yard. The Eutaw Blues (Co. K., 12th Tex. Cav., C.S.A.) fought in Civil War, 1860s. Officers: Capt. A. F. Moss, 1st Lt.; A. H. McDaniel, 2nd Lt.; J. P. Brown. Bypassed in 1870 in 1870 by Houston & Texas Central Railroad, town died. Salem Baptist Church marks site. 1973 |
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Eutaw Historical Marker Location Map, Kosse, Texas
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