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

Hall County

 
 
Hall County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 22, 2016
1. Hall County Marker
Inscription.
Formed from Young and Bexar
Territories
Created Organized
August 21, 1876 June 23, 1890
Named in honor of
Warren D.C. Hall
1788 – 1867
Member of
The San Felipe Convention in 1832
Second in Command of the Texans
at Anahuac, 1832
Memphis, The County Seat

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 2336.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 34° 43.507′ N, 100° 32.232′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Texas, in Hall County. Marker is at the intersection of South 6th Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling south on South 6th Street. Click for map. Located at the Heritage Hall Museum across from the Hall County Courthouse in Courthouse Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 South 6th Street, Memphis TX 79245, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hall County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Presbyterian Church of Memphis (approx. 0.2
Hall County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
2. Hall County Marker
miles away); Old Fairview Cemetery (approx. mile away); Newlin Cemetery (approx. 9.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Hall County History - Texas State Historical Association. (Submitted on July 31, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Article on Warren D.C. Hall - TSHA Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on July 31, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Political SubdivisionsWar, Texas Independence
 
Heritage Hall Museum near marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 22, 2016
3. Heritage Hall Museum near marker.
Former First National Bank
Hall County Marker (Pink Granite Monument) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 22, 2016
4. Hall County Marker (Pink Granite Monument)
1936 Centennial - Highway Marker
Night depository on side of bank near marker. (No longer in use) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 22, 2016
5. Night depository on side of bank near marker. (No longer in use)
Made by the Mosler Safe Company.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   2. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on December 1, 2016.
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