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Salado in Bell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Louisa Adeline (Addie) Barton

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By Keith Peterson, February 2, 2008
1. Louisa Adeline (Addie) Barton Marker
Inscription.  When Addie Barton (1858-1921) was seven years old, her parents, Dr. Welborn and Louisa Barton, moved to Salado so their children could attend Salado College. Upon graduation, Addie became a teacher. She felt called to become a missionary in 1883 and went to Saltillo, Mexico the next year. Her home church, then called Salado Baptist Church of Christ, commissioned her. She taught at the Madero Institute and other day and boarding schools for girls. Due to the unstable conditions of the Mexican Revolution, she and other missionaries returned home in 1910. Addie worked with Mexican refugees and others in need until her death in 1921 and is remembered as a faithful, loving teacher and leader.
Erected 2006 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13500.)
Location. 30° 56.68′ N, 97° 32.253′ W. Marker is in Salado, Texas, in Bell County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Main Street (Farm to Market Road 2268) and Pace Park Road. In the parking lot of the First Baptist Church of Salado. Touch for map
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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 S Main St, Salado TX 76571, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church of Salado (here, next to this marker); The Davis Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Orville Thomas Tyler (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Salado (about 500 feet away); Main Street Bridges (about 500 feet away); Salado Creek (about 500 feet away); Old Anderson Place (about 600 feet away); Armstrong-Adams House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salado.
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 905 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on March 28, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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