Goldthwaite in Mills County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Old Town Well
Mr. Peyton died from poison
fumes in digging this well
Ben Cox was also overcome
Deed H. Mayer rescued Mr. Cox
and brought up Mr. Peyton’s body
In memory of these three men
Erected 1963 by Mills County Historical Society.
Location. 31° 27.012′ N, 98° 34.176′ W. Marker is in Goldthwaite, Texas, in Mills County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street and Fisher Street (U.S. 183), on the right when traveling east on 4th Street. Click for map. Marker is located at the north end of the courthouse square next to the 4th Street sidewalk. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1011 4th St, Goldthwaite TX 76844, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Veterans Memorial of Mills County (within shouting distance of this marker); Mills County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Mills County (within shouting distance of this marker); Mills County Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Mills County State Bank (about 300 feet away, The Goldthwaite Eagle (about 300 feet away); Dam and Well (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mills County World War II and Korea-Vietnam Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Goldthwaite.
More about this marker. The Texas Historical Commission lists The Old Town Well marker as Texas Historical Marker Number 5391.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.