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Crowell in Foard County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First Officials of Foard County

 
 
First Officials of Foard County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 7, 2015
1. First Officials of Foard County Marker
Inscription.

Committee appointed by the legislature to organize county met in (old) Margaret April 4, 1891. County divided into four precincts. Election held April 27. Following officials elected:
Judge, J.C. Roberts
Attorney, G.T. Brown
Clerk, G.W. Thompson
Sheriff, S.J. Moore
Tax Assessor, J.A. Wright
Treasurer, J.W. Magee
Surveyor, Harry Sappington
Animal & Hide Inspector,
T.H. Benson
Commissioners:

John Wesley John B. Stegar J.W. Moore W.T. McDaniel
 
Erected 1967 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1802.)
 
Location. 33° 59.011′ N, 99° 43.489′ W. Marker is in Crowell, Texas, in Foard County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 6) and Commerce Street (U.S. 70), on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in the southwest corner of the grounds of the Foard County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Crowell TX 79227, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Foard County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Foard Co (a few steps from this marker); Robert L. Foard
Foard County Courthouse and<br>First Officials of Foard County Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 7, 2015
2. Foard County Courthouse and
First Officials of Foard County Markers
(a few steps from this marker); Pease River Battlefield (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Quanah Parker and the Comanches (approx. 0.2 miles away); Foard County (approx. 3 miles away); Site of Old Pease City (approx. 5.4 miles away); Medicine Mound Community (approx. 15.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crowell.
 
Categories. PoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
Foard County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 7, 2015
3. Foard County Courthouse
View to east from Main Street (State Highway 6)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 12, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 12, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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