Canyon in Randall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
L. T. Lester Home
Lester—buffalo hunter and cattleman—settled here, 1889; opened first bank, 1900. Active in civic affairs, he helped bring West Texas State University here, 1910.
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2983.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
Location. 34° 58.802′ N, 101° 56.226′ W. Marker is in Canyon, Texas, in Randall County. Marker is at the intersection of 8th Street and 4th Avenue, on the right when traveling south on 8th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 310 8th Street, 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. C.R. Burrow House (approx. Ό mile away); Shaw-Keiser House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Presbyterian Church Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); First National Bank BuildingThe Smith Building (approx. half a mile away); "The Canyon News" (approx. half a mile away); Clyde & Grace Warwick (approx. half a mile away); Randall County World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canyon.
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