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Kerrville in Kerr County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Sid Peterson

Hal and Charlie Peterson

 
 
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Photographed By James Hulse, December 5, 2020
1. Sid Peterson Marker
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Sid Peterson (1868-1939) was born in Lavaca County and came to Kerr County in 1882. As a youth, he worked cattle drives; and in his later years, Peterson became one of the most substantial ranchmen and landholders in the Hill Country. His sons Hal Peterson (1899 - 1960) and Charlie Peterson (1901 - 1953) were well known Kerrville businessmen. Peterson Interests consisted of 22 major enterprises including bus lines, real estate developments and ranches. They established the Hal and Charlie Peterson Foundation in 1944, which continues to make charitable gifts to this region. The brothers established the Sid Peterson Memorial Hospital in honor of their father. The hospital was on this site from 1949 until relocation in 2008.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. A significant historical year for this entry is 1882.
 
Location. 30° 2.792′ N, 99° 8.487′ W. Marker is in Kerrville, Texas, in Kerr County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Sidney Baker Street (State Highway 16) and Water Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kerrville TX 78028, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
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distance of this marker. Floyd A. Cailloux (here, next to this marker); The Pampell Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Favorite Saloon Building (1874) (within shouting distance of this marker); Boeckmann Recreation Hall (1909) (within shouting distance of this marker); Schreiner Wool Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Kerrville (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Schreiner Building (about 300 feet away); Schreiner's Roses (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kerrville.
 
The Sid Peterson Marker, on the left image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, December 5, 2020
2. The Sid Peterson Marker, on the left
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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