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Weatherford in Parker County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Gustavus Adolphus Holland

(January 12, 1859 – March 11, 1946)

 
 
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Photographed By Brian Anderson, November 26, 2021
1. Gustavus Adolphus Holland Marker
Inscription.  A teacher in his native Kentucky, G.A. Holland came to Parker County in 1882, settling in Poolville. In addition to teaching school, Holland also served as Postmaster and Justice of the Peace. He later served as County Tax Collector, Weatherford school board member, President of Citizens National Bank, and Mayor of Weatherford. He published a history of Parker County in the 1930s. Married to the former Genareo Wynn, Holland was the father of six children.

Recorded - 1989

 
Erected 1989 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 14924.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 32° 45.702′ N, 97° 47.356′ W. Marker is in Weatherford, Texas, in Parker County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Mill Street and Estel Street. Marker is located in Oakland Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Weatherford TX 76086, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fred Rider Cotten (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dean of Texas Trail Drivers Oliver Loving (1812 - 1867)
Gustavus Adolphus Holland Gravesite image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, November 26, 2021
2. Gustavus Adolphus Holland Gravesite
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(approx. Ό mile away); Old City Greenwood Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Weatherford Post Office (approx. 0.4 miles away); Merchants and Farmers State Bank (approx. half a mile away); Parker County, C.S.A. (approx. half a mile away); Parker County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Parker County Confederate Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weatherford.
 
Gustavus Adolphus Holland Gravesite image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, November 26, 2021
3. Gustavus Adolphus Holland Gravesite
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 13, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.

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Aug. 15, 2022