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Perryton in Ochiltree County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

George Morgan Perry

 
 
George Morgan Perry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
1. George Morgan Perry Marker
Inscription. A native of Iowa, George Morgan Perry (1862-1944) moved to the Texas Panhandle town of Ochiltree in 1886. Active in the formal organization of the county, he served as county clerk, district clerk, and county judge. A supporter of railroad building in the Panhandle, he was honored by the Santa Fe Railroad when the town of Perryton was established on the rail line and named for him in 1919. He served as first president of the Chamber of Commerce and continued to promote settlement and business development in the city until his death in 1944.
 
Erected 1994 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3989.)
 
Location. 36° 23.704′ N, 100° 48.091′ W. Marker is in Perryton, Texas, in Ochiltree County. Marker is on South Ash Street south of SE 5th Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perryton TX 79070, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colonel William B. Ochiltree (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Plainview Hardware Company Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Blasingame Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ochiltree County
George Morgan Perry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
2. George Morgan Perry Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Gray Community Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ochiltree Townsite (approx. 7.9 miles away); Ochiltree Cemetery (approx. 8.1 miles away); Sheriff James Sidney Talley (approx. 8.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Perryton.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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