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Canyon in Randall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of Conner Dugout

 
 
Site of Conner Dugout Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
1. Site of Conner Dugout Marker
Inscription.  First home in Canyon, a half-dugout, with windows at ground level. Built on survey located Christmas Day, 1887, by L. G. Conner. Location of Canyon's first post office; birthplace of Mamie Conner, first white child born in county. 1889 election to organize the county was held here.
 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4760.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1887.
 
Location. 34° 58.486′ N, 101° 55.662′ W. Marker is in Canyon, Texas, in Randall County. Marker is at the intersection of 9th Avenue and 16th Street, on the right when traveling west on 9th Avenue. Marker is on the northwest corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canyon TX 79015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Sad Monkey Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Neblett Hospital and Clinic (approx. 0.2 miles away); Randall County World War II Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Civil War Veterans Reunions (approx. ¼ mile away);
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"The Canyon News" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clyde & Grace Warwick (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Wagon Yard (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Smith Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canyon.
 
Site of Conner Dugout Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
2. Site of Conner Dugout Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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