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Near Adamsville in Lampasas County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

2.5 Mi. East is Birthplace of Stanley Walker

(1898 - 1962)

 
 
2.5 Mi. East is Birthplace of Stanley Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, October 6, 2015
1. 2.5 Mi. East is Birthplace of Stanley Walker Marker
Inscription.  

Noted Texas journalist and editor. Began his career in Austin and Dallas. From 1920 to 1935 was with New York “Herald-Tribune”, where as city editor he trained many writers. Also was on staff of Philadelphia “Ledger”. He wrote “The Night Club Era”, “Mrs. Astor’s Horse”, 5 other books, many articles. Spent last years here.
 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5097.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunications. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
 
Location. 31° 13.543′ N, 98° 10.487′ W. Marker is near Adamsville, Texas, in Lampasas County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 281 and Farm to Market Road 1690, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 281. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lampasas TX 76550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Entrance to Site of Townsen's Mill (approx. 4.4 miles away); John Patterson House (approx. 5.1 miles away); United Presbyterian Church of Adamsville
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Photographed By Duane Hall, October 6, 2015
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(approx. 5.2 miles away); Adamsville (approx. 5.3 miles away); Pleasant Valley Farmers' Alliance No. 1 (approx. 9˝ miles away); Centenary College and St. Dominic's Villa (approx. 9.7 miles away); James S. Gillett (approx. 10.6 miles away); Walter P. Acker (approx. 10.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adamsville.
 
Also see . . .  Stanley Walker. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on October 23, 2015.) 
 
2.5 Mi. East is Birthplace of Stanley Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, October 6, 2015
3. 2.5 Mi. East is Birthplace of Stanley Walker Marker
View to southwest across US 281
View to North Along US 281 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, October 6, 2015
4. View to North Along US 281
Marker is on left (west) side of highway
View to East from Marker Location image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, October 6, 2015
5. View to East from Marker Location
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 769 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 23, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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Jan. 27, 2023