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Near Post in Garza County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Pioneer's Well

 
 
Pioneer's Well Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
1. Pioneer's Well Marker
Inscription.  County's first hand-dug rock-walled well. Dug 1883 by Llano Ranch workmen. Well is 5 feet square, 40 feet deep and lined with sandstones placed without the use of mortar.

Original wood curb was destroyed by fire, 1937. Present curb is replica.

Well was used 45 years.
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4039.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
 
Location. 33° 9.967′ N, 101° 24.752′ W. Marker is near Post, Texas, in Garza County. Marker can be reached from Camp Post Road, one mile west of Farm to Market Road 669, on the left when traveling west. Marker is in on the grounds of the C.W. Post Memorial Scout Camp. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Post TX 79356, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kate McCommis (within shouting distance of this marker); Llano Ranch (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Garza County (approx. 2.3 miles away); Old Post High School
Pioneer's Well Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
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(approx. 2.3 miles away); C. W. Post Home (approx. 2.3 miles away); Post (approx. 2.3 miles away); Old Post Sanitarium (approx. 2½ miles away); Mason Memorial Building (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Post.
 
Pioneer's Well Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
3. Pioneer's Well Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 25, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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