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McCamey in Upton County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Nancy Ethie Eagleton

July 27, 1890 - December 6, 1973

 
 
Nancy Ethie Eagleton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, July 2, 2022
1. Nancy Ethie Eagleton Marker
Inscription.  Outstanding historian, naturalist and educator, taught 53 years in Texas schools, retiring in 1961. Organized Junior Historians # 76 in 1947; founder of Mendoza Trail Museum; first chairman of Upton County Survey Committee; author of first Upton County history "On the Last Frontier", one of first fellows of Permian Historical Society; member of Garden Club, Delta Kappa Gamma and Presbyterian Church. Because of her untiring efforts and devotion to all humanity, future generations will benefit by the life of this remarkable woman.

Truly, she was a worthy citizen.

(2nd Plaque)
The Governor’s Communty Achievement Award
 
Erected by City of McCamey.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1961.
 
Location. 31° 7.986′ N, 102° 13.411′ W. Marker is in McCamey, Texas, in Upton County. Marker is at the intersection of South Burleson Avenue and West 5th Street, on the right when traveling east on South Burleson Avenue. The marker is
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located in front of a gazebo at the Post Office Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 South Burleson Avenue, Mc Camey TX 79752, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McCamey Junior High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Little House on the Corner (approx. 0.4 miles away); King Mountain (approx. half a mile away); Mendoza Trail (approx. half a mile away); Early Humble Camp in Permian Basin (approx. half a mile away); McCamey (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bobcat Hills (West of Highway) (approx. 1.6 miles away); T.P. Tavern (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McCamey.
 
The view of the Nancy Ethie Eagleton Marker from the park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, July 2, 2022
2. The view of the Nancy Ethie Eagleton Marker from the park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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