Freestone Co. Historical Commission, a branch of the Texas Historical Commission, meets quarterly on the 1st Tue. of each quarter.
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 7:00 pm
at the Stewards Mill Church
(intersection of FM 833 & FM 2547, seven miles north of Fairfield )
William Shelton, Chairman
Brad Pullin, Vice-Chairman
Angela Oglesbee, Secretary
Diane Pullin, Treasurer
FCHC, P.O. Box 881, Fairfield, TX 75840
FOUNDED 1963 - Helping Keep Texas History Alive!
The first Freestone County Historical Survey Committee was appointed by Freestone County Judge Leslie Bonner and had its first meeting on Jan. 19, 1963, Historical Preservation Day. Members elected for a two year term were Mrs. C. E. Childs, chairman; Ralph Massey, vice-chairman; Mrs. George Stubbs, secretary; E. D. Deffenbaugh and A. Don Emmons. Letters were sent to Mrs. Gilbert Milner, Mrs. Day Whitaker, Mrs. J. D. Hudson, Mrs. L. L. Bonner, Llewellyn Notley, Fred Campbell, J. S. Baggett and Mrs. Ruby Kate Richardson requesting that they accept an appointment.
By years end, Llewellyn Notley was serving as chairman, and is credited as being the first chairman.
In 1973, the State changed the organization's name to FREESTONE COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION
Dogan High School
Historical Marker Ceremony