Ballinger in Runnels County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
(November 25, 1849 - May 20, 1927)
After losing herd in 1885–1886 drouth, Clampitt went into the hardware business with R.A. Hall in Ballinger. Served as second county sheriff – tax collector (1890-1896). By first wife Elizabeth (McAuley), he had 5 children; by second wife Callie (Mansker), 3.
Erected 1969 by Texas Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2685.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Animals • Industry & Commerce • Law Enforcement • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is November 25, 1849.
Location. 31° 43.033′ N, 99° 57.935′ W. Marker is in Ballinger, Texas, in Runnels County. Marker can be reached from Hutchins Avenue (U.S. 67) Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ballinger TX 76821, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colorado River Ferry Crossing (approx. 1.7 miles away); Abilene & Southern Depot (approx. 1.8 miles away); Ballinger (approx. 1.8 miles away); War on Terror Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Carnegie Library Building (approx. 1.8 miles away); Charles H. Noyes (approx. 1.8 miles away); Runnels County Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Company C, 142nd Infantry Regiment, 36th Division (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ballinger.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2018, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 13, 2018, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.