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San Angelo in Tom Green County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Elmer Kelton Memorial Mural

April 29, 1926 - August 22, 2009

 

—Stylle Read, Muralist —

 
Elmer Kelton Memorial Mural Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 10, 2014
1. Elmer Kelton Memorial Mural Marker
Inscription.

[Scenes of Kelton and his Western novel themes]

[Novels include]
Hot Iron • Donovan • Llano River • The Day The Cowboy Quit • The Good Old Boys • The Time It Never Rained • The Man Who Rode Midnight • The Wolf And The Buffalo • Slaughter • Far Canyon • The Pumpkin Roller • Cloudy In The West • Badger Boy • Texas Standoff

Western Writers of America (WWA):
Golden Saddleman Award • 7 Spur Awards • 3 Stimp Awards • Western Writer of All Time • Owen Wister Lifetime Achievement Award

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Oklahoma City
4 Western Heritage Wrangler Awards
National Cowboy Symposium Lifetime Achievement Award
Lone Star Award for Lifetime Achievement
Academy of Western Artists Lifetime Achievement Award

Texas Trail of Fame • Texas Hall of Honor
"The Time It Never Rained"
Mr. Kelton's Signature Novel

Mural completed June 24, 2010

 
Erected 2010 by Historic Murals of San Angelo, INc.
 
Location. 31° 27.71′ N, 100° 26.159′ W. Marker is in San Angelo, Texas, in Tom Green County. Marker is on Chadbourne Street north of Twohig Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Angelo TX 76903, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Elmer Kelton Memorial Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 10, 2014
2. Elmer Kelton Memorial Mural
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. J. J. Rackley Building (a few steps from this marker); 1 East Twohig Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); San Angelo National Bank Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Yellott Rust (about 400 feet away); O.C. Fisher Federal Building and United States Courthouse (about 400 feet away); First United Methodist Church of San Angelo (about 400 feet away); Chadwick Building (about 400 feet away); Myers Drug (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Angelo.
 
Also see . . .
1. Elmer Kelton Official Website. (Submitted on March 9, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Elmer Kelton: New York Times Obituary. (Submitted on March 9, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Elmer Kelton: Wall Street Journal Obituary. (Submitted on March 9, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Elmer Kelton Memorial Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 10, 2014
3. Elmer Kelton Memorial Mural
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 9, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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