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

Garza County

 
 
Garza County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
1. Garza County Marker
Inscription.
Formed from
Young and Bexar Territories
Created Organized
August 21, 1876 June 15, 1907
Named in honor of
The Garza family
natives of the Canary Islands
Pioneer settlers of San Antonio
in 1731
A cattle raising county since
its settlement
Agricultural since 1910
Textile mills established in 1912
Post, the county seat

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 2108.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 33° 10.987′ N, 101° 22.713′ W. Marker is in Post, Texas, in Garza County. Marker is on South Broadway Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 709 South Broadway Street, Post TX 79356, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Post (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Post High School (approx. half a mile away); Postex Cotton Mill (approx. half a mile away); Mrs. Merriweather Post (approx. 0.6 miles away); Charles W. Post
Garza County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
2. Garza County Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Garza County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Garza County Courthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Faith Lutheran Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Post.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Garza County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
3. Garza County Marker
 
 
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 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 28, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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