Abilene in Taylor County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Thomas Middlebrook Willis
(June 27, 1859 - Nov. 27, 1937)
Erected 2008 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 14579.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1866.
Location. 32° 27.417′ N, 99° 43.425′ W. Marker is in Abilene, Texas, in Taylor County. Marker can be reached from Cottonwood Street, 0.1 miles north of N. 7th Street. Marker is Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Abilene TX 79601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Claiborne Walker Merchant (within shouting distance of this marker); James Winford Hunt (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Double V" Memorial Flagpole (about 400 feet away); Mount Zion Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abilene African-American Schools (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mexican-American / Americanization School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abilene Municipal Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Abilene Negro High School (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abilene.
Also see . . . Thomas Middlebrook Willis. From the findagrave.com website. Includes a detailed biography and several images. (Submitted on October 16, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 16, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.