On this day in 1859, Robert Simpson Neighbors, Indian agent, was shot and killed by Edward Cornett at Fort Belknap. Neighbors was first appointed as an Indian agent in 1845. As agent for the Lipan...(Read More)
ELYSIUM, TEXAS. Elysium is near State Highway 71 some twelve miles west of Bastrop in western Bastrop County. It had a post office from 1896 to 1901. The community was still named on a 1981 county highway map, though no structures were shown at the site.
Paula Mitchell Marks
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