Odessa in Ector County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
John Ben Shepperd
(1915 – 1990)
Erected 1991 by Heritage of Odessa Foundation. (Marker Number 19.)
Location. 31° 53.447′ N, 102° 19.972′ W. Marker is in Odessa, Texas, in Ector County. Marker is at the intersection of John Ben Shepperd Parkway and Big Sky Way, on the right when traveling north on John Ben Shepperd Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Odessa TX 79762, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker Old Buffalo Wallow (approx. 0.2 miles away); Emmet V. Headlee, M.D (approx. one mile away); Temple Beth El (approx. 1.8 miles away); Sewell Ford (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ector County's First Dry Hole (approx. 2.1 miles away); Ector County (approx. 2.2 miles away); Comanche War Trail (approx. 2.2 miles away); Site of Homestead of William C. Sublett (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Odessa.
Also see . . . Handbook of Texas Online. As chair of the Texas State Historical Survey Committee (now the Texas Historical Commission) from 1963 to 1967, John Ben Shepperd was the driving force in the development of the official highway historical markers program. (Submitted on July 22, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.