Post in Garza County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Postex Cotton Mill
Mill--one of world's first to process cotton from raw state to finished product--had cotton gin and bleachery plus spinning, weaving and sewing rooms.
At first it had 10,000 spindles and 480 broadlooms, employing about 250 workers. "Garza" brand textiles were marketed many years. Since expansion program in 1956, mill works on consignment to companies around the world.
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4089.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1912.
Location. 33° 11.269′ N, 101° 22.358′ W. Marker is in Post, Texas, in Garza County. Marker is at the intersection of South Avenue F and East 7th Street, on the left when traveling south on South Avenue F. Marker is on the southeast corner. 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 Post Santa Fe Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Garza County (approx. half a mile away); The Post-Hundley House (approx. half a mile away); Faith Lutheran Church (approx. half a mile away); Garza County Roll of Honor (approx. half a mile away); Mrs. Merriweather Post (approx. half a mile away); Charles W. Post (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Garza County (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Post.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.