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San Angelo in Tom Green County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Tom Green County

 
 
Tom Green County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 23, 2018
1. Tom Green County Marker
Inscription.  

A part of the Miller and Fisher Grant in 1842

Created a County   March 13, 1874
Organized   January 5, 1875

Named in honor of
General Thomas Green, 1814–1864
A veteran of San Jacinto
Member of the
Somervell Expedition
A Confederate Officer

First mail routes to the Pacific converged here in 1858

County seat, Ben Ficklin, 1875
San Angelo, since 1882

 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 31° 24.308′ N, 100° 26.364′ W. Marker is in San Angelo, Texas, in Tom Green County. Marker is on S. Bryant Boulevard Frontage 0.1 miles east of Ben Ficklin Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Angelo TX 76904, 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. Major Ben Ficklin, C.S.A. (a few steps
Inscription Plate of Tom Green County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 23, 2018
2. Inscription Plate of Tom Green County Marker
from this marker); Ben Ficklin Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Ben Ficklin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chaplain, Major General Robert Preston Taylor (approx. 2.2 miles away); TB-25N Mitchell (approx. 2.2 miles away); Charles B. Metcalfe (approx. 2.3 miles away); BT-13A Valiant (approx. 2.4 miles away); RQ-1K Predator (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Angelo.
 
Also see . . .  Tom Green County. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on April 10, 2018.) 
 
Tom Green County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 23, 2018
3. Tom Green County Marker
View to north across S. Bryant Blvd Frontage
View to West Along S. Bryant Blvd Frontage image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 23, 2018
4. View to West Along S. Bryant Blvd Frontage
Marker is on right (north) side of road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2018, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 10, 2018, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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