Alpine in Brewster County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
It became a monument to American Heroes when Brewster County Commissioners Court, led by former state representative Gene Hendryx, obtained it from Red River Arsenal of the United States Army. Members of the court, all veterans of World War II:
Felix McGaughy, County Judge
Gene Hendryx, Commissioner, Precinct No. 1
Robert Valadez, Commissioner, Precinct No. 2
Tom Yarbro, Commissioner, Precinct No. 3
Rex Ivey Commissioner, Precinct No. 4
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1943.
Location. 30° 21.522′ N, 103° 39.787′ W. Marker is in Alpine, Texas, in Brewster County. Marker is on North 6th Street south of West Sul Ross Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alpine TX 79830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Colonel Henry P. Brewster (a few steps from this marker); Our Pioneers (within shouting distance of this marker); Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); This Enduring Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Brewster County Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Brewster County Jail WWII Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memoriam (about 400 feet away); John R. Holland (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alpine.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 527 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 12, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 2. submitted on February 20, 2013, by Zacharias Beau T of Alpine, Texas. 3. submitted on November 12, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.