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Garza County

 
 
Garza County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 16, 2015
1. Garza County Marker
Marker has become weather worn.
Inscription.
Created in 1876, attached to Borden County 1891-1907. Organization came July 8, 1907 at the OS Ranch. According to legend, even the horses "voted" to gain the required 75 ballots. First court was held under a tent; first courthouse built in 1908.
It is to the memory of these pioneer men who became the first county officials that this marker is dedicated in sincere appreciation for the part they played in the organization and development of Garza County:
J.M. Boren, County Judge; O.B. Kelly, Sheriff; H.B. Murray, Clerk; B.F. Wilks, Treasurer; D.W. Stiles, Tax Assessor; M. L. Harkey, County Attorney; A.L. Duren, Justice of the Peace; Marion McGinty, Constable; H.C. Callis, Hide & Animal Inspector; Commissioners: Sam C. Wilks, Jobie Davies, J.L. Barrow, W.V. Roy.
 
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2107.)
 
Location. 33° 11.457′ N, 101° 22.872′ W. Marker is in Post, Texas, in Garza County. Marker is at the intersection of North Avenue L and Main Street, on the right when traveling south on North Avenue L. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Main Street, Post TX 79356, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles
Garza County Courthouse and markers. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 16, 2015
2. Garza County Courthouse and markers.
Second marker from right in front of Garza County Courthouse.
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Garza County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Charles W. Post (here, next to this marker); Mrs. Merriweather Post (here, next to this marker); Old Post Sanitarium (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mason Memorial Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); C. W. Post Home (approx. mile away); C. W. Post Rain Battles (approx. 2.8 miles away); Twin Chimneys (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Post.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Garza County. (Submitted on September 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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