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McKinney is in Collin County, just 20 miles north of Dallas. The first settlers to this area came from Kentucky, Tennessee and Arkansas in and around 1841. At that time the county was named Buckner but was later changed to honour Collin McKinney (from which the city was also named after) who served as a guide for those arriving and settling in the area. He was also significant in being one of the people who were asked to write a declaration of separation from Mexico which later was known as the Declaration of Independence.
During 1866 Jessie and Frank James along with their gang, were regular visitors to McKinney where they had a cousin (Tuck Hill) living.
This was built in 1869 and stands quite regal on the downtown square. It almost looks out of place with the other... more travel advice
Rebecca Baines Johnson, the mother of the 36th US President Lyndon Baines Johnson, was born in McKinney in 1881. There... more travel advice
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