Claude in Armstrong County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Dr. and Mrs. Wm. A. Warner
Natives of Illinois, they were married in Claude in 1898. During his 35-year practice here, Dr. Warner made numerous calls by buggy and delivered over 2,000 babies, many in dug-outs.
Affectionately called "The Little Brown Wren" for her busy, cheerful manner, Mrs. Warner originated women's clubs in the Panhandle and continually worked to improve rural life.
Erected 1969 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1284.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
Location. 35° 6.574′ N, 101° 21.53′ W. Marker is in Claude, Texas, in Armstrong County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Street (U.S. 287) and Trice Street, on the left when traveling west on 1st Street. Located at the Armstrong Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Trice Street, Claude TX 79019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Route of Coronado Expedition (here, next to this marker); Town of Claude (here, next to this marker); Boy Scout Troop No. 17 (here, next to this marker); The Great Panhandle Indian Scare of 1891 (here, next to this marker); Armstrong County (here, next to this marker); Charles Howard Roan (here, next to this marker); "The Claude News" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Sheriffs (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Claude.
Also see . . . Texas State Historical Association article on Dr. William Arthur Warner. (Submitted on December 10, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 416 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.