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San Saba in San Saba County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Alma Ward Hamrick

(1896 - 1974)

 
 
Alma Ward Hamrick Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, September 4, 2020
1. Alma Ward Hamrick Marker
Inscription.  

Born in Pearl (Coryell Co.), Alma Ward graduated in Goldthwaite and attended college in Denton, earnings teaching certificate c. 1916. She married James L. Hamrick in 1919; the couple had two daughters. Alma taught in Eastland, McCulloch and San Saba Counties for 15 years and had a long career as a writer. Her articles were published in newspapers and international publications. In 1936 she helped found the San Saba Garden Club, and was instrumental in saving San Saba's Historic Mill. She chaired the County's Centennial Committee (1956) and Historical Survey Committee (1962) and researched 19 State Historical Markers. Her book The Call of the San Saba (1940) remains a seminal work in local history.
175 Years of Texas Independence * 1836-2011
Marker is property of the State of Texas

 
Erected 2011 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16862.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1916.
 
Location. 31° 11.693′ N, 98° 
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42.781′ W. Marker is in San Saba, Texas, in San Saba County. Marker is at the intersection of East Commerce Street and South Mill Street, on the left when traveling east on East Commerce Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1007 East Commerce Street, San Saba TX 76877, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mill Pond House (here, next to this marker); Lest We Forget (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Galloway (about 400 feet away); San Saba Lions Club Flag Memorial (about 400 feet away); Veterans Memorial Monument (about 400 feet away); San Saba County Jail (about 500 feet away); Edmond E. Risien (about 600 feet away); Edmund E. Risien (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Saba.
 
Alma Ward Hamrick Marker and Mill Pond House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, September 4, 2020
2. Alma Ward Hamrick Marker and Mill Pond House
Mill Pond Building with garden area image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, September 4, 2020
3. Mill Pond Building with garden area
The view of the dam and garden area below. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, September 4, 2020
4. The view of the dam and garden area below.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 17, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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