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Snyder in Scurry County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Scurry County

 
 
Scurry County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
1. Scurry County Marker
Inscription.
Formed from Young and Bexar
territories
Created Organized
August 21, 1876 June 28, 1884
Named in honor of
General William R. Scurry
1821-1864
member of the last Texas Congress
A distinguished officer in the
Confederate Army
Snyder, the county seat

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 4618.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 32° 43.018′ N, 100° 55.044′ W. Marker is in Snyder, Texas, in Scurry County. Marker is at the intersection of 25th Street and Avenue R, on the right when traveling east on 25th Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the southwest corner. Marker is in this post office area: Snyder TX 79549, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Scurry County Courthouse Site and Building (here, next to this marker); County Named for Texas Confederate William R. Scurry (within shouting distance of this marker); Company G (within shouting distance of this marker); Snyder National Bank
Scurry County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
2. Scurry County Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); County's First Law Men (within shouting distance of this marker); Scurry County's Canyon Reef Oil Field (within shouting distance of this marker); Home County of Famous Frontiersman J. Wright Mooar (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of The MacKenzie Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Snyder.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Scurry County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
3. Scurry County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 79 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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