Abilene in Taylor County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Judge Walter R. Ely
Erected 1978 by Abilene Chamber of Commerce.
Location. 32° 26.251′ N, 99° 42.395′ W. Marker is in Abilene, Texas, in Taylor County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of S. Judge Ely Boulevard and E. South 11th Street (Texas Highway 36), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in a turnout at the northwest corner
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Parramore Post #57, American Legion (approx. 0.9 miles away); The 'Real' Camp Barkeley (approx. one mile away); Eugenia Pickard (approx. 1.2 miles away); Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Mexican-American / Americanization School (approx. 1.5 miles away); Site of Thornton's Store (approx. 1.6 miles away); 45th Infantry Division at Camp Barkeley (approx. 1.6 miles away); Honoring E Battery Lost Battalion WWII (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abilene.
Also see . . . Walter Raleigh Ely. From the Texas State Historical Association's "Handbook of Texas Online". (Submitted on November 14, 2014.)
Categories. • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 14, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.