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Near Lawn in Callahan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Pioneer Physician J.D. Windham

Feb. 13, 1816 - Jan. 11, 1901

 
 
Pioneer Physician J.D. Windham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 11, 2014
1. Pioneer Physician J.D. Windham Marker
Inscription.  Born in Alabama, moved to Texas 1839. Married Frances Monteith and had nine children. Was first doctor in Brown County, 1865; and in Callahan County, 1874; owned general store; planted county’s first orchard here in Tecumseh.
 
Erected 1966 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee and Callahan County Historical Committee. (Marker Number 4030.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryIndustry & CommerceScience & MedicineSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 32° 11.343′ N, 99° 36.399′ W. Marker is near Lawn, Texas, in Callahan County. Marker can be reached from Farm to Market Road 1178 0.2 miles north of County Road 214. Marker is located in Tecumseh Cemetery. 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 (approx. 3.4 miles away); Alexander Charles Garrett Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away);
Pioneer Physician J.D. Windham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 11, 2014
2. Pioneer Physician J.D. Windham Marker
Marker is located next to the footstone
of the grave of J.D. Windham
Fletcher Ranch (approx. 7.9 miles away); Cedar Gap Community (approx. 10 miles away); Taylor County (approx. 10.8 miles away); Jim Ned Creek (approx. 11.3 miles away); First Exploratory Oil Well in Taylor County (approx. 12.7 miles away); Old Townsite of Content (approx. 13.1 miles away).
 
Grave Sites of Dr. and Mrs. J.D. Windham image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 11, 2014
3. Grave Sites of Dr. and Mrs. J.D. Windham
Marker is located next to the footstone
of the grave of J.D. Windham
Marker at Grave Site of Dr. Windham image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 11, 2014
4. Marker at Grave Site of Dr. Windham
Tecumseh Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 11, 2014
5. Tecumseh Cemetery
Marker is located in the grove of trees to the left
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 17, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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