“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Santa Anna in Coleman County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Stonemason T.T. Perry

Stonemason T.T. Perry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 3, 2016
1. Stonemason T.T. Perry Marker
Inscription.  Stonemason T.T. Perry arrived in Santa Anna about 1890 and, using the rock from the twin peaks above the town, helped carve the history of the town in stone. Perry fashioned many of the landmark buildings in Santa Ann where he worked and was buried after his death in 1943.
     All these stones except the Santana Stone were found at the home of one of Perry’s daughters. This home was later owned by the Richard Bass family, which generously donated the stones for all to enjoy.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
Location. 31° 44.372′ N, 99° 19.155′ W. Marker is in Santa Anna, Texas, in Coleman County. Marker can be reached from Sam Houston Street north of Avenue C, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located near the front entrance to Gary James Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Anna TX 76878, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas T. Perry (here, next to this marker); First Christian Church of Santa Anna (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Perry Stone Exhibit image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 3, 2016
2. Perry Stone Exhibit
Stonemason T.T. Perry marker is on far right
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Santa Anna, C.S.A. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Santa Anna Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Santa Anna Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Emma Daugherty Banister (approx. half a mile away); John R. Banister (approx. half a mile away); The Turner House (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Anna.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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