Abilene in Taylor County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 2008 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15000.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1877.
Location. 32° 27.137′ N, 99° 43.01′ W. Marker is in Abilene, Texas, in Taylor County. Marker can be reached from Cockerell Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 342 Cockerell Dr, 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. "Double V" Memorial Flagpole (approx. half a mile away); Mexican-American / Americanization School (approx. half a mile away); Thomas Middlebrook Willis (approx. half a mile away); Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Claiborne Walker Merchant (approx. half a mile away); James Winford Hunt (approx. 0.6 miles away); Abilene African-American Schools (approx. 0.7 miles away); Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abilene.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 20, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 20, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.