Near Clyde in Callahan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Alexander Charles Garrett Memorial
Inspector General Honorary
Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of
This tablet erected by the Scottish Rite Masons of Dallas as a loving tribute to the memory of a great and good Mason whose benign influence was a potent factor in the progress and development of the Fraternity for more than half a century.
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From Bishops Diary
“I rode out on horseback from Dallas there were no roads. I failed to find them. After a year I returned in a buckboard. Capt. John Trent’s house was filled, and for the first time in these wild mountains the service of the church was celebrated.”
On This Spot Feb. 23, 1878
Heb. 13.7.8. Remember them that had the rule over you, men that spoke unto you the word of God; and considering the issue of their life, imitate their faith. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, and today, yea and forever.
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and in memory of
Alexander Charles Garrett
First Bishop of Northern Texas and of Dallas
Protestant Episcopal Church
Erected — 1932
Erected 1932 by Scottish Rite Masons of Dallas.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1861.
Location. 32° 14.248′ N, 99° 36.249′ W. Marker is near Clyde, Texas, in Callahan County. Marker can be reached from Farm to Market Road 1178, 0.1 miles north of County Road 218, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clyde TX 79510, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Anglican Church Service in the Callahan Area (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pioneer Physician J.D. Windham (approx. 3.4 miles away); Fletcher Ranch (approx. 5.8 miles away); Cedar Gap Community (approx. 9.2 miles away); Taylor County (approx. 9˝ miles away); First Exploratory Oil Well in Taylor County (approx. 9.8 miles away); Jim Ned Creek (approx. 11.6 miles away); Lindbergh in West Texas (approx. 12.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Garrett, Alexander Charles. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on October 17, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 483 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 17, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.