Marker [018]
Site Of Early Grayson County Settlement Whitemound
(Highway 902, Whitemound)


Named for two large white mounds of rock nearby. Settled 1849 by Henry Lackey and his nine children, from Missouri. Town grew around A. S. Lackey grist mill. It had a post office, churches, business, several doctors, and Bosworth Academy

Most residents moved away after Cotton Belt Railroad bypassed this site in 1888.