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Happy in Swisher County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of Old Happy

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
1. Site of Old Happy Marker
Inscription. The Hugh Currie family home, "Happy Hollow" (built 1891, near this site), was for many years only house on Amarillo-Tulia freight and stage lines. Settlers got mail and freight here. The U.S. Postal Department cut name to "Happy" for the post office. The town moved (2 mi. W) to Santa Fe Line, 1906.
 
Erected 1973 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4852.)
 
Location. 34° 44.894′ N, 101° 51.218′ W. Marker is in Happy, Texas, in Swisher County. Marker is on U.S. 87 south of West Happy West Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is attached to a small windmill on the west side of the highway at the Randall/Swisher County line. Marker is in this post office area: Happy TX 79042, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harmon-Toles Elevator (here, next to this marker); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Happy Public Schools (approx. half a mile away); Happy Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Dreamland Cemetery (approx. 13.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Site of Old Happy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
2. Site of Old Happy Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page was last revised on July 25, 2016.
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