Ballinger in Runnels County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Charles H. Noyes
Pompeo Coppini of Chicago studied horses two years before sculpturing the statue.
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 816.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
Location. 31° 44.282′ N, 99° 56.815′ W. Marker is in Ballinger, Texas, in Runnels County. Marker is at the intersection of Hutchings Avenue (U.S. 67) and South 7th Street (U.S. 83), on the right when traveling north on Hutchings Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 613 Hutchings Ave, Ballinger TX 76821, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ballinger (a few steps from this marker); Runnels County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Company C, 142nd Infantry Regiment, 36th Division (within shouting distance Runnels County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Runnels County (about 400 feet away); Abilene & Southern Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); War on Terror Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Carnegie Library Building (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ballinger.
Also see . . . A devastated father hires an acclaimed but hungry sculptor to erect a statue to his son. An article by John Troesser at TexasEscapes.com. (Submitted on January 11, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
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