Historical Markers

According to the Texas Historical Commission, historical markers commemorate diverse topics in Texas history, including: the history and architecture of houses, commercial and public buildings, religious congregations, and military sites; events that changed the course of local and state history; and individuals who have made lasting contributions to our state, community organizations, and businesses. 

Though Orange was officially established in 1836, its history reaches back eras prior and stretches forward into recent times, spanning the years and resulting in the designation of numerous markers of historical significance. Explore the colorful and storied past of Orange by browsing through the historical markers below: