This was our on hundred-sixth Courthouse in Texas to visit. That means we are at 41.7% of our goal with 58.3% left to go.
Haskell County was created February 1, 1858 then recreated August 21, 1876 and finally organized January 13, 1885. It was named in honor of Charles Ready Haskell, 1817-1836. A Tennessean who was shot with Fannin in the massacre at Goliad.
Haskell, the county seat. Crossed by Capt. R.B. Marcy in surveying a route to California in 1849. First settlement at Haskell, 1882.