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Post in Garza County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Postex Cotton Mill

 
 
Postex Cotton Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
1. Postex Cotton Mill Marker
Inscription. Established 1912 by C. W. Post, creator of Post Cereals and a philanthropist. Mill was a part of Post's dream of diversified income for Garza County farmers and prosperity for town of Post.

Mill--one of world's first to process cotton from raw state to finished product--had cotton gin and bleachery plus spinning, weaving and sewing rooms.

At first it had 10,000 spindles and 480 broadlooms, employing about 250 workers. "Garza" brand textiles were marketed many years. Since expansion program in 1956, mill works on consignment to companies around the world.
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4089.)
 
Location. 33° 11.269′ N, 101° 22.358′ W. Marker is in Post, Texas, in Garza County. Marker is at the intersection of South Avenue F and East 7th Street, on the left when traveling south on South Avenue F. Touch for map. Marker is on the southeast corner. Marker is in this post office area: Post TX 79356, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Garza County (approx. half a mile away); The Post-Hundley House (approx. half a mile away); Faith Lutheran Church (approx.
Postex Cotton Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
2. Postex Cotton Mill Marker
half a mile away); Mrs. Merriweather Post (approx. half a mile away); Charles W. Post (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Garza County (approx. half a mile away); Garza County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Post (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Post.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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