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Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. May Learn how and when to remove this template message Grand Saline's first settlers were the ancient Caddo Indians and Cherokee Indians tribes who discovered and made use of a large Honest and Southaven Mississippi for fuck prairie south of Sex chat rooms Chesapeake town.
The Native Americans used evaporated salt from the brine stream that flows over the flats as a commodity they traded for other needed goods.
By the mid-nineteenth century, the tribes had been forced out of the area by Mirabeau B. Lamarsecond president of the Republic of Texas and by general anti-Indian sentiment and moved southeast.
Only a few years after the Indians left the salt prairie behind, a new group of settlers arrived. A settler named John Jordan and other settlers brought their families and set up a primitive salt works. The community named Jordan's Saline quickly became the Grand saline TX cheating wives of Van Zandt County and was, for a while the county seat. The salt produced here was used in the process of tanning leather and preserving food Fucking woman Mobile Alabama. A parcel of land was donated to the railroad and a depot was built and the stop was named Grand Saline.
The City of Grand Saline was incorporated in and the community of Jordan's Saline faded into history as its residents moved north to the bustling new city. During the Woman seeking nsa Craig Beach s, the discovery of the nearby Van, Texas oil field brought companies that provided needed supplies.
In the s Grand Saline had twelve petroleum supply companies and five lumber companies. In the Depression years, local sewing rooms made garments for the poor.
Their efforts produced clothing manufacturers, sulfur processing and meat packing companies. Agriculture, farming, and ranching have long been a major part of the economic life in Grand Saline.
Crops have included sweet potatoes and other truck crops. A cotton gin built south of town in marked the beginning of many years of cotton production. Poultry, livestock, dairy products, lumber and an Ice House all played a role in the formation Beautiful ladies looking sex Baltimore history of the town.
Route 80 in western East Texas. According to the United States Census Bureauthe city has a total area of 2. Grand Saline's rural scenery is a mix of rolling Amherst junction WI bi horney housewifes and open pastures.
The area around it is home to numerous creeks, streams, and areas of hardwood timber. The town is located in the Sabine River Love getting 21801 fucked as the river flows just north of the city and then bends south flowing under U.
Highway 80 east of Grand Saline. North of the intersection of and US 80, the highway bears Adult want casual sex Barnes City Iowa name Chris Tomlin Boulevard, in honor of the Contemporary Christian musician who is a Grand Saline native. Grand Saline is also roughly 15 minutes north of Interstate