Marker [039]
Diamond Horse Ranch
(1 mile w of Whitesboro on SH 56)


Diamond Horse Ranch founded 1850 by James R. and John Diamond. Joined later by their brother George, who had founded paper that today is Houston "Post." Station, 1858-1861, on Butterfield Stage line. The Diamond brothers were political leaders and active in Texas frontier defense and Masonry. James is buried here.