Near Post in Garza County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The first dwelling was a half dugout covered with buffalo hides. The first frame house in the area, a two story, built in 1883, was the center of social activities.
Here in 1884, a baby girl was born to Jim and Della Browning McCommis. The infant's grave is nearby. This was the first birth and first death recorded in Garza County.
Erected 1964 by Garza County Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3107.)
Location. 33° 10.007′ N, 101° 24.705′ W. Marker is near Post, Texas, in Garza County. Marker is on Camp Post Road one mile west of Farm to Market Road 669, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in on the grounds of the C.W. Post Memorial Scout Camp. Marker is in this post office area: Post TX 79356, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer's Well (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kate McCommis (about 400 feet away); Garza County (approx. 2.2 miles away); C. W. Post Home Old Post High School (approx. 2.2 miles away); Post (approx. 2.2 miles away); Old Post Sanitarium (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mason Memorial Building (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Post.
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 25, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.