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

Scurry County

 
 
Scurry County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
1. Scurry County Marker
Inscription.  
Formed from Young and Bexar
territories
Created • Organized
August 21, 1876 • June 28, 1884
Named in honor of
General William R. Scurry
1821-1864
member of the last Texas Congress
A distinguished officer in the
Confederate Army
Snyder, the county seat

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 4618.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 28, 1884.
 
Location. 32° 43.018′ N, 100° 55.044′ W. Marker is in Snyder, Texas, in Scurry County. Marker is at the intersection of 25th Street and Avenue R, on the right when traveling east on 25th Street. Marker is on the southwest corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Snyder TX 79549, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Scurry County Courthouse Site and Building (here, next to this marker); County Named for Texas Confederate William R. Scurry
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Company G (within shouting distance of this marker); Scurry County Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Snyder National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); County's First Law Men (within shouting distance of this marker); Scurry County's Canyon Reef Oil Field (within shouting distance of this marker); Home County of Famous Frontiersman J. Wright Mooar (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Snyder.
 
More about this marker. According to the book Monuments Erected by the State of Texas to Commemorate the Centenary of Texas Independence, published in 1938, this marker was originally located in 1936 on US 180 west of Snyder near Farm-to-Market Road 1269.
 
Scurry County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
2. Scurry County Marker
Scurry County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
3. Scurry County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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