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

The Millie Porter House

 
 
The Millie Porter House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2016
1. The Millie Porter House Marker
Inscription. Built 1914 by Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Porter, pioneer settlers; Porter, an ex-cowboy, ranched near here after marrying Millie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Jones, 1886 settlers in Mobeetie area.

Millie (1877-1957) as a child helped herd sheep; she attended Fort Worth University as a girl, University of Oklahoma at 70.

She wrote valuable histories: "Put Up or Shut Up" and "Memory Cups of Panhandle Pioneers." Mr. and Mrs. Porter had six children.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3384.)
 
Location. 35° 26.383′ N, 100° 16.391′ W. Marker is in Wheeler, Texas, in Wheeler County. Marker is on 9th Street east of South Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is under large trees on north side of house. Marker is at or near this postal address: 901 South Main Street, Wheeler TX 79096, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wheeler County Jail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wheeler County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wheeler County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wheeler Cemetery
The Millie Porter House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2016
2. The Millie Porter House Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Mobeetie Cemetery (approx. 10.2 miles away); Old Wheeler County Jail, 1886 (approx. 10.7 miles away); Temple Lea Houston (approx. 10.7 miles away); Frank Willis, Sr. (approx. 10.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wheeler.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Millie Porter House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2016
3. The Millie Porter House Marker
The Millie Porter House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2016
4. The Millie Porter House
 
 
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