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Tyler in Smith County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Brady P. Gentry

1896 - 1966

 

—Tyler Honors · Half Mile of History —

 
Brady P. Gentry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
1. Brady P. Gentry Marker
Inscription. Gentry served as a U.S. Congressman and Texas Highway Commission Chair. He was instrumental in the development of Texas Farm Roads and the Interstate Highway System. He also was a benefactor to Tyler Junior College.
 
Erected by Main Street Tyler Texas.
 
Location. 32° 21.105′ N, 95° 18.088′ W. Marker is in Tyler, Texas, in Smith County. Marker can be reached from West Ferguson Street east of North College Avenue. Touch for map. Part of the Tyler Half Mile of History Heritage Trail. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 West Ferguson Street, Tyler TX 75702, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hampson Boren Gary (here, next to this marker); Tyler Public Library (a few steps from this marker); Thomas R. Bonner (a few steps from this marker); City of Tyler (within shouting distance of this marker); The First County Agricultural Extension Agent (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Smith County C.S.A. / Tyler-Smith County C.S.A. Men and Units (about 300 feet away); Tyler Carnegie Library (about 300 feet away); Tyler Commercial College (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tyler.
 
Related marker.
Brady Preston Gentry (March 25, 1896 – November 9, 1966) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton
2. Brady Preston Gentry (March 25, 1896 – November 9, 1966)
Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Brady P. Gentry. (Submitted on July 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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View east on Ferguson Street of marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
3. View east on Ferguson Street of marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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