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Emory in Rains County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Near Offices of "Rains County Leader"

 
 
Near Offices of "Rains County Leader" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2019
1. Near Offices of "Rains County Leader" Marker
Inscription.  Only newspaper in county. Founded 1887 by H. W. Martin as "The Argus." By 1900 was renamed "Leader." Sold 1904 to Tom W. Hill, Sr., editor until 1937. Earl Hill, Sr., was editor 1937-1960; Earl Hill, Jr., 1960-1962; since 1962 publishers have been Kathleen Hill Becknell and Nell Hill Butcher.
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10862.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 1887.
 
Location. 32° 52.483′ N, 95° 45.927′ W. Marker is in Emory, Texas, in Rains County. Marker is on North Texas Street north of Quitman Street (Farm to Market Road 2795), on the right when traveling south. Across from the Rains County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 239 North Texas Street, Emory TX 75440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rains County (within shouting distance of this marker); Rains County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The Amis House (about 700 feet away, measured
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in a direct line); a different marker also named Rains County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Emory Rains (approx. ¼ mile away); Ambrose Fitzgerald (approx. half a mile away); Site of Fraser Brick Company (approx. 2.8 miles away); Lone Oak Methodist Church (approx. 13.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emory.
 
Also see . . .  Digitized collection of the Rains County Leader by the University of North Texas. (Submitted on September 1, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Near Offices of "Rains County Leader" Marker on right of entrance. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2019
2. Near Offices of "Rains County Leader" Marker on right of entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 1, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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