Abilene in Taylor County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1998 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 12218.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1866.
Location. 32° 27.622′ N, 99° 43.485′ W. Marker is in Abilene, Texas, in Taylor County. Marker can be reached from Cottonwood Street, 0.1 miles north of N. 10th Street. Marker is located in the southwest corner of the Cedar Hill section of the Abilene Municipal Cemetery; the above directions are to the main entrance 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. Abilene Municipal Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Abilene Negro High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Zion Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Winford Hunt (approx. 0.2 miles away); Claiborne Walker Merchant (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Middlebrook Willis (approx. ¼ mile away); Abilene African-American Schools (approx. ¼ mile away); "Double V" Memorial Flagpole (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abilene.
Also see . . . Morgan Jones. From the Texas State Historical Association's "Handbook of Texas Online". (Submitted on October 26, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 525 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.