Canyon in Randall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Created, August 21, 1876
Organized, July 27, 1889
Named in honor of
A distinguished Confederate
officer who fell in battle at the
head of his brigade
Canyon, the county seat
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 4186.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 27, 1909.
Location. 34° 58.781′ N, 101° 55.693′ W. Marker is in Canyon, Texas, in Randall County. Marker is on 4th Avenue (State Highway 217) east of 15th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canyon TX 79015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Randall County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Randall County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); First National Bank Building The Smith Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clyde & Grace Warwick (about 400 feet away); "The Canyon News" (about 400 feet away); City of Canyon (about 400 feet away); The Little House of Fellowship (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canyon.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 481 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 4, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.