Garza County

Verbena, Texas

Verbena, Texas, is located on Farm Road 2008 about twelve miles northeast of Post in northeast Garza County.

History

Verbena Community Church. Named for Mrs. J. B. Cotton, a charter member. Built 1904, replacing brush arbor used by all denominations in summertime services. Became shelter from blizzards. Only duty of a refugee here was replacement of wood burned. Each must chop enough to warm next distress party. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1964.  Historical marker text, 1965.

Marker Location: From Post, take Hwy. 380 East about 10 miles, then take Hwy. 2008 about 5 miles north

Location

Verbena, TX 33° 16' 37.848" N, 101° 11' 44.5812" W

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