January 1841

1841

The Republic of Texas enters an agreement with a group headed by W.S. Peters to grant 640 acres to each family of settlers and 320 acres to single men over age 17.

1841

John Neely Bryan came from Arkansas to the three forks of the Trinity River. He followed a faint road that became part of the Shawnee Trail, later known as Preston’s Trail, then Preston Road. Bryan may have come through Highland Park.