Canyon in Randall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
W. F. Heller, Pioneer Farmer
Was elected first clerk when county organized 1889. Also, helped organize first Sunday School, 1890. Married Susan Roberts, September 1897.
Helped start West Texas State Normal College.
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2547.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1897.
Location. 34° 58.119′ N, 101° 56.234′ W. Marker is in Canyon, Texas, in Randall County. Marker is at the intersection of Soncy Road and 15th Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Soncy Road. 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. Site of Conner Dugout (approx. 0.7 miles away); C.R. Burrow House (approx. ¾ mile away); Shaw-Keiser House (approx. ¾ mile away); L. T. Lester Home (approx. 0.8 miles away); Randall County World War II Memorial Civil War Veterans Reunions (approx. 0.8 miles away); Presbyterian Church Building (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Sad Monkey Railroad (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canyon.
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 319 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 9, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.