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Yale in Payne County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Harold V. "Tex" Brown

 
 
Harold V. "Tex" Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, October 30, 2021
1. Harold V. "Tex" Brown Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated to Harold V. "Tex" Brown. Historian, archeologist, authur, crusader, champion of sports. An ardent admirer of the great Jim Thorpe. Yale, Oklahoma, and all its citizens.

Fondly Remembered

He was born in 1920 and died in 1986. This historic monolith was dedicated Sept. 11, 1988.
 
Erected 1988 by Memorial Committee - Carl K. Sadler, Oklahoma City, Ok; Henry P. Iba, Stillwater, Ok; Lawrence L. Gibbs, Stillwater, Ok; Robert Fread, Cushing, Ok.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasSports. A significant historical date for this entry is September 11, 1988.
 
Location. 36° 7.026′ N, 96° 41.225′ W. Marker is in Yale, Oklahoma, in Payne County. Marker can be reached from East Detroit Avenue, 0.2 miles east of N H Street. The marker is located at the eastern entrance to the Jim Thorpe Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 829 East Detroit Avenue, Yale OK 74085, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Camp of Washington Irving (within shouting distance of this marker); World Famous Athlete Jim Thorpe
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rice/Kerby Cabin (approx. ¼ mile away); Mable Dale Potts (approx. 0.7 miles away); L.F. Jones (approx. 0.7 miles away); Nell Caroline Woodward Hancock (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle of Round Mountains (approx. 5 miles away); Turkey Track Ranch (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yale.
 
The view of the Harold V. "Tex" Brown Marker from the park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, October 30, 2021
2. The view of the Harold V. "Tex" Brown Marker from the park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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