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Historical markers in Scurry County.

Scurry County Historical Survey Committee.

Historical markers in Scurry County.

by Scurry County Historical Survey Committee.

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Published in [Snyder? Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scurry County (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • Scurry County.
    • Subjects:
    • Historical markers -- Texas -- Scurry County.,
    • Historic buildings -- Texas -- Scurry County.,
    • Scurry County (Tex.) -- History.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF392.S4 S3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[84] p.
      Number of Pages84
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4411465M
      LC Control Number79015036

      Scurry County Texas, Snyder, Texas. K likes. Scurry County, Texas- This page is for information purpose only, ALL comments will be deleted. Home → Texas → Scurry County Historical Marker: Established in , with the granting of a post office, on land owned by D. C. McGregor. The school on Jumbo Ranch (in area settled in s) was relocated here and Light began to grow. In anew, two-room school building was constructed. A decline set in, however, when the town of.

      The vandalism of the stones on Aug , raised concern for the park, as one marker was covered in black tar or paint and the other was covered in red. In October , the city of Ridgefield formally asked the Clark County Historic Preservation Commission to remove the marker from the County's Heritage Register.   Formed from Young and Bexar territories; created Aug ; organized J ; named in honor of General William R. Scurry ; member of the last Texas Congress; a distinguished officer in the Confederate Army; Snyder, the county seat. ()Views:

      County Courthouses National Register Properties State Antiquities Landmark (Architectural Only) Historical Markers Cemeteries Museums Historical Markers Cemeteries Museums. In every county, these labels on the landscape point to places associated with people or events significant in our history. The markers are designed to spark interest, to encourage a deeper exploration, and to tie an observer, however briefly, to the past. Unlike monuments, markers do not seek to glorify or celebrate people and events.


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Historical markers in Scurry County by Scurry County Historical Survey Committee. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Historical Markers in Scurry County (Revised Edition) [Aline Parks] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Historical Markers in Scurry County (Revised Edition). Historical Markers In Scurry County Paperback – January 1, by Scurry County Historical Survey Committee.

(Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" — — — Paperback Author: Scurry County Historical Survey Committee. Historical Markers in Scurry County, Texas.

Published by the Scurry County Historical Commission. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, pages, Inscriptions of the 54 Historical Markers in the county plus numerous photographs.

Order from the Historical Commission at 28th Street, Snyder TX   In the commissioners court of Scurry County presented plans for a new jail, since the two previous jail houses (built in and ) had proven insufficient for the county's needs.

Land at this site was purchased with bond money, and the. 32° ′ N, ° ′ W. Marker is in Snyder, Texas, in Scurry County. Marker is at the intersection of 25th Street and Avenue R, on the right when traveling east on 25th Street.

Marker is on the southwest corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Snyder TXUnited States of America. Touch for directions.

Historical Photos of Scurry County. Part of the USGenWeb Project and the TXGenWeb Project. TXGenWeb Counties - ALL. Home Homepage of the Scurry County TXGenWeb site. Families Scurry County families. Queries Online queries. Cemetery Links to county cemeteries. Towns.

Marker Number: Marker Text: In the commissioners court of Scurry County presented plans for a new jail, since the two previous jail houses (built in and ) had proven insufficient for the county's needs. Land at this site was purchased with bond money, and the brick building was completed, using local labor, in History of Historic Scurry County Incorporated.

InFirst Federal Savings and Loan purchased the land and the Cornelius-Dodson House located on the corner of College Avenue and 30th Street. A Historical Building Medallion, awarded to the house in by the Texas Historical Commission (THC), requires permission from THC if the structure is to be altered in any way.

As one of the most visible programs of the Texas Historical Commission (THC), historical markers commemorate diverse topics in Texas history, including: the history and architecture of houses, commercial and public buildings, religious congregations, and military sites; events that changed the course of local and state history; and individuals who have made lasting contributions to.

Historical Marker in Snyder Cemetery: "Settled in as a rancher in northeast Scurry County. Insix months after county organization, the first sheriff resigned in disgust. Faught was appointed, serving remainder of that term plus three more.

As sheriff, he never wore a gun. The West Virginia Archives and History web site offers detailed information on the state's history, outlines the documents available in the State Archives, and provides assistance in. In the commissioners court of Scurry County presented plans for a new jail, since the two previous jail houses (built in and ) had proven insufficient for the county's needs.

Land at this site was purchased with bond money, and the brick building was completed, using local labor, in The New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources (DHR) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) are responsible for the state's historical highway marker program, authorized by RSA C:4, X, and RSA Any municipality, agency, organization or individual may propose a marker to commemorate significant New Hampshire places, persons, or events.

Jay County. No Markers. Jefferson County. Morgan's Raid JulyJames F.D. Lanier First Chartered Bank in Indiana Harvey Washington Wiley, M.D. Madison Historic District Madison Hill Incline and Cut Alois O.

Bachman Michael C. Garber The following is a partial list of Recorded Texas Historic Landmarks (RTHLs) arranged by county as designated by the Texas Historical Commission and local county historical commissions in Texas. This page includes RTHLs in the following counties: Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, San Patricio, San Saba, Schleicher, Scurry, Shackelford, Shelby, Sherman, Smith, Somervell, Starr, Stephens.

Former Calaboose. Marker Title: Former Calaboose Address: US near 34th St. City: Snyder County: Scurry Year Marker Erected: Marker Location: US near 34th Street at Snyder Coliseum, Snyder.

Marker Text: Prior to s held rowdies arrested by town paved roads made the county jail accessible, this structure was moved and sold. Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program.

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission administers a program of historical markers to capture the memory of people, places, events, and innovations that have affected the lives of Pennsylvanians over the centuries since William Penn founded his Commonwealth.

The county was attached to Mitchell County for judicial purposes untilwhen it was organized. Snyder, the growing trading post, became a townsite in and the county seat in A. Wilmeth began publishing the county's first newspaper, the Scurry County Citizen, in the s. By there were farms and ranches, encompassing.

Georeferenced map of known S.C. Historical Markers. This map was created by a user. Learn how to create your own. Scurry County, West Texas / Texas Panhandle U.S. Highway 84 63 miles NW of Abilene 27 miles NW of Sweetwater 11 miles SE of Snyder 96 miles SE of Lubbock Population: () () () Book Hotel Here > Snyder Hotels | Sweetwater Hotels.

T his is a survey of the designated historic sites in Michigan which have been commemorated through the placement of a historical marker. These markers have been erected as part of a program begun inand continues under the direction of the Michigan Historical Commission and the Michigan Historical Center, agencies within the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.There are 60 or so plus Texas Historical markers in Scurry County (nice, fun, educational weekend or more outing by the way, for you and the kids or grandkids to find and read them all).

One of the most unique and my favorites is the Witness Tree located across from the Scurry Co. Library.Scurry County Courthouse. Some of the historical markers located around the courthouse.

Two old bank buildings. The famous white buffalo. The photo is the Moore brothers who killed the buffalo holding up the hide. Memorial to fallen soldiers located in front of the courthouse. Historical books for sale at the Whistle Stop store across from the.