SHERMAN , acity and the
See also:county-seat of Grayson county,
See also:Texas, U.S.A., 64 m. by
See also:rail N. by E. of Dallas and 9 m . S. of Denison . Pop . (189o) 7335; (1900) 10,243, of whom 2131 were negroes; (1910
See also:census) 12,412 . Sherman is served by the St
See also:Louis &
See also:San Francisco (Frisco
See also:System), which has
See also:car shops here, the St Louis & South-Western, the Gulf,
See also:Colorado &
See also:Santa Fe, the
See also:Missouri, Kansas & Texas, the Texas & Pacific, and the Houston & Texas Central
See also:railways, and by electric lines connecting with Denison and Dallas . In the city are
See also:College (Presbyterian, 185o; removed from Austin to Sherman in 1876) for men, Carr-Burdette College (Christian, 1894) for girls,
See also:North Texas
See also:Female College. and Conservatory (Methodist Episcopal, 1877) and
See also:Joseph's Academy (
See also:Roman Catholic) for girls . Sherman is situated on a
See also:ridge 720 ft. above
See also:sea-level between the Red
See also:river and the Trinity river, near a fertile
See also:part of the Red River Valley, in which the
See also:industries are the growing of
See also:Indian corn, wheat, oats, potatoes and
See also:alfalfa, and stock raising . The city contains cotton gins and compresses, and has various manufactures; in 1905 the value of factory products was $2,841,066 (94.4% more than in 1900) . The
See also:municipality owns and operates the waterworks and the electric
See also:lighting plant . Sherman was settled in 1848 and was chartered as a city in 1895 .
WILLIAM SHERLOCK (c. 1641-1707)
JOHN SHERMAN (x823-1900)
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