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Eden in Concho County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Eden

 
 
Eden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 23, 2018
1. Eden Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1882. Incorporated 1910. Named for Frederick Ede, native of England and pioneer ranchman on whose land the town was located, and who donated land for this public square.

Farming and ranching area. Wool and mohair marketing center. Elevation 2,052 feet. Location of Concho County Hospital.
 
Erected 1964 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1387.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 31° 12.91′ N, 99° 50.705′ W. Marker is in Eden, Texas, in Concho County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Main Street (U.S. 83) and Jackson Boulevard, on the right when traveling north on S. Main Street. Marker is located in Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eden TX 76837, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Earl Rudder (within shouting distance of this marker); General Ira C. Eaker (within shouting distance of this marker); On April 21, 1836 (about 300 feet
Eden Marker in Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 23, 2018
2. Eden Marker in Memorial Park
away, measured in a direct line); Pioneers Rest Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Eden Church of Christ (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church of Eden (approx. ¼ mile away); Eden United Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Trinity Lutheran Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eden.
 
Also see . . .  Eden, TX (Concho County). From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on March 27, 2018.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2018, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2018, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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