Seymour in Baylor County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Organized April 23, 1879
Named in honor of
Dr. Henry W. Baylor
Indian fighter and Ranger Captain
served in the Mexican War.
Seymour, the County Seat
Erected 1936 by State of Texas.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political Subdivisions • War, Mexican-American • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
Location. 33° 35.264′ N, 99° 15.68′ W. Marker is in Seymour, Texas, in Baylor County. Marker is at the intersection of South Washington Street and McLain Street, on the left when traveling south on South Washington Street. Marker is located near the sidewalk at the northwest corner of the Baylor County Courthouse grounds, overlooking the courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 South Washington Street, Seymour TX 76380, United States of America. Touch for directions.
More about this marker. Marker is a large metal tablet mounted horizontally on top of a waist-high pink granite pedestal. The 1936 Texas Centennial Star is mounted on the front side of the pedestal.
Also see . . .
1. Baylor County. Settlers from Oregon, led by (Submitted on January 16, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Dr. Henry Baylor. Henry Weidner Baylor, physician and soldier, was born in Paris, Kentucky. After taking both literary and medical degrees at Transylvania University he moved to Texas and began his practice. At the outbreak of the Mexican War he enlisted as a private. Baylor's company was recruited in San Antonio and was in federal service from June 17, 1847, through June 30, 1848, attached to Gen. Zachary Taylor's headquarters. Baylor County was named in his honor. (Submitted on January 16, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 16, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.