Canadian in Hemphill County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Created August 21, 1876
Organized July 5, 1886
Named in honor of
John Hemphill, 1809-1862
First Chief Justice of the Supreme
Court of the State of Texas
Adjutant General of the
Member of the first
State Constitutional Convention
Member of the United States Congress
Canadian, the county seat
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 2433.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 35° 55.401′ N, 100° 22.613′ W. Marker is in Canadian, Texas, in Hemphill County. Marker is on U.S. 60 north of 6th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in city park at north end of town. Marker is in this post office area: Canadian TX 79014, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Canadian River Trails (here, next to this marker); Robert R. Young (here, next to this marker); Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Tom T. McGee The Former Canadian Hospital (approx. ¾ mile away); First National Bank of Canadian (approx. ¾ mile away); Moody Hotel (approx. ¾ mile away); R. Dick Bussell (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canadian.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 5, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 2. submitted on May 28, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.