Abilene in Taylor County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
James Winford Hunt
(July 9, 1875 – March 12, 1934)
Erected 1986 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2740.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
Location. 32° 27.451′ N, 99° 43.457′ 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 located in the southern section of the Abilene Municipal Cemetery; the above directions are to the nearest cemetery entrance to the marker. 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 Claiborne Walker Merchant (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Middlebrook Willis (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Double V" Memorial Flagpole (about 600 feet away); Mount Zion Baptist Church (about 700 feet away); Abilene African-American Schools (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abilene Municipal Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abilene Negro High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morgan Jones (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abilene.
Also see . . .
1. James Winfred Hunt. From the Texas State Historical Association's "Texas Handbook Online". (Submitted on October 26, 2014.)
2. McMurry University. From the Texas State Historical Association's "Texas Handbook Online". (Submitted on October 26, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 419 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.