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By Beverly Odom

From its roots within the unbroken desolate tract of vital 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 move approximately 10 miles east of the Trinity River in what may turn into Anderson County. different households joined their attempt, and castle Houston was once quickly inbuilt 1835-1836 to guard settlers from the risks inherent to the wild frontier. misplaced within the passage of time, many groups not exist. this day the imperative cities are Palestine, Frankston, and Elkhart, yet many different groups give a contribution to the standard of existence around the county.

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