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Carthage in Panola County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Margie Neal

(1875 - 1971)

 
 
Margie Neal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
1. Margie Neal Marker
Inscription. A native of Panola County, Margie Elizabeth Neal began her career as a teacher in 1893. She became editor and owner of the East Texas Register newspaper in 1904. A respected educator and leader in the woman suffrage movement, she was the first woman appointed to the State Normal School Board of Regents in 1921. Five years later she made history as the first woman elected to the Texas Senate. After serving in several Federal positions in Washington, she returned to Carthage in 1945 and was active in civic affairs for many years.
 
Erected 1988 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10835.)
 
Location. 32° 9.415′ N, 94° 20.289′ W. Marker is in Carthage, Texas, in Panola County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Sabine Street and St. Mary Street. Touch for map. Located within the town square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 East Sabine Street, Carthage TX 75633, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies.
View of marker looking southwest towards intersection of Sabine and St. Mary Streets. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
2. View of marker looking southwest towards intersection of Sabine and St. Mary Streets.
Panola County (a few steps from this marker); Jonathan Anderson (within shouting distance of this marker); Central Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of Jimmy Arnold (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jim Reeves (approx. 3.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Margie Neal. (Submitted on July 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 95 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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