Anson in Jones County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Seventeenth Congressional District
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is May 14, 1991.
Location. 32° 45.401′ N, 99° 53.81′ W. Marker is in Anson, Texas, in Jones County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Court Plaza (U.S. 83/277) and 11th Street. Marker is located at the north entrance of the Jones County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Anson TX 79501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anson Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); Jones County (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Phantom Hill C.S.A. / Texas Civil War Frontier Defense (within shouting distance of this marker); Anson Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); Jones County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church BuildingFirst United Methodist Church of Anson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cowboys' Christmas Ball (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anson.
More about this marker. The marker inscription is located on the rear panel of the base for the bust of Omar Burleson. The bronze bust was crafted by Juan Dell in 1974.
Also see . . . Omar Truman Burleson. From the webpage for Omar Burleson on the Hardin-Simmons University Hall of Leaders. (Submitted on November 12, 2014.)
1. Marker Abbreviations
The abbreviations for the schools attended by Omar Burleson are: AHS - Anson High School, ACU - Abilene Christian University, and HSU - Hardin-Simmons University.
— Submitted November 12, 2014.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 431 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 12, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.