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Near Adamsville in Lampasas County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

2.5 Mi. East is Birthplace of Stanley Walker

(1898 - 1962)

 
 
2.5 Mi. East is Birthplace of Stanley Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 6, 2015
1. 2.5 Mi. East is Birthplace of Stanley Walker Marker
Inscription. Noted Texas journalist and editor. Began his career in Austin and Dallas. From 1920 to 1935 was with New York “Herald-Tribune”, where as city editor he trained many writers. Also was on staff of Philadelphia “Ledger”. He wrote “The Night Club Era”, “Mrs. Astor’s Horse”, 5 other books, many articles. Spent last years here.
 
Erected 1966 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5097.)
 
Location. 31° 13.543′ N, 98° 10.487′ W. Marker is near Adamsville, Texas, in Lampasas County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 281 and Farm to Market Road 1690, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 281. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lampasas TX 76550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Entrance to Site of Townsen's Mill (approx. 4.4 miles away); United Presbyterian Church of Adamsville (approx. 5.2 miles away); Adamsville (approx. 5.3 miles away); Indian Culture Sites (approx. 7.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Hughes' Springs
2.5 Mi. East is Birthplace of Stanley Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 6, 2015
2. 2.5 Mi. East is Birthplace of Stanley Walker Marker
(approx. 11.2 miles away); Cook Cemetery (approx. 11.7 miles away); Hancock Springs Bathhouse (approx. 11.8 miles away); Hancock Springs (approx. 11.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Adamsville.
 
Also see . . .  Stanley Walker. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on October 23, 2015.) 
 
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2.5 Mi. East is Birthplace of Stanley Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 6, 2015
3. 2.5 Mi. East is Birthplace of Stanley Walker Marker
View to southwest across US 281
View to North Along US 281 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 6, 2015
4. View to North Along US 281
Marker is on left (west) side of highway
View to East from Marker Location image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 6, 2015
5. View to East from Marker Location
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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