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Hye in Blanco County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hye Post Office

 
 
Hye Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jeff Leichsenring, December 5, 2022
1. Hye Post Office Marker
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Named for Hiram ("Hye") Brown, founder of store, in 1880. Post office established 1886. Present store with Bavarian metalwork built in 1904. Owned by Deike family since 1923. At age four, Lyndon B. Johnson, future U.S. President, mailed a letter here- a postal customer for first time in his life. Postmaster General Lawrence F. O'Brien was sworn into cabinet of President Johnson at this post office in 1965.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966
 
Erected 1966 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2607.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
 
Location. 30° 14.552′ N, 98° 34.21′ W. Marker is in Hye, Texas, in Blanco County. Marker is on State Highway 290 near Hye Albert Road, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10261 W Hwy 290, Hye TX 78635, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Junction School (approx. 2.2 miles away); Education for All (approx. 2.2 miles
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away); The Reconstructed Birthplace (approx. 2.4 miles away); A River Runs Through (approx. 2.4 miles away); A More Perfect Society (approx. 2.4 miles away); "Mr. Jelly Bean" (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of the Andreas Lindig Lime Kiln (approx. 2.4 miles away); Generations of Johnsons (approx. 2.4 miles away).
 
Hye Post Office and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jeff Leichsenring, December 5, 2022
2. Hye Post Office and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2022, by Jeff Leichsenring of Garland, Texas. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 6, 2022, by Jeff Leichsenring of Garland, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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