Abilene in Taylor County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Judge Walter R. Ely
center>This memorial dedicated April 3, 1978 by the Abilene Chamber of Commerce
Erected 1978 by Abilene Chamber of Commerce.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical date for this entry is January 31, 1978.
Location. 32° 26.251′ N, 99° 42.395′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Abilene TX 79602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Parramore Post #57, American Legion (approx. 0.9 miles away); The 'Real' Camp Barkeley (approx. one mile away); Eugenia Pickard (approx. 1.2 miles away); Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Mexican-American / Americanization School (approx. 1˝ miles away); Site of Thornton’s Store (approx. 1.6 miles away); 45th Infantry Division at Camp Barkeley (approx. 1.6 miles away); Honoring E Battery Lost Battalion WWII (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abilene.
Also see . . . Walter Raleigh Ely. From the Texas State Historical Association's "Handbook of Texas Online". (Submitted on November 14, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 14, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.