BASKIN, TEXAS. Baskin, near Lancaster in southeastern Dallas County, was originally included in the Peters colony grant and first settled around 1847. In 1854 settlers from Kentucky led by A. A. Bledsoe established farms along the nearby valley of Ten Mile Creek.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Claudia Hazlewood, "BASKIN, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvb16), accessed December 12, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.