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Odessa in Ector County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Mrs. John L. Morris

(Marjorie)

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, July 10, 2015
1. Mrs. John L. Morris Marker
Inscription. Originator, promoter of the Globe of the Great Southwest, world's most nearly authentic replica of the Globe theater in England made famous by the plays of William Shakespeare.

Mrs. Morris was educated at North Texas State University and joined the English faculty at Odessa College. In 1961 the college named her "Teacher of the Year." She was honored 1961 as an outstanding teacher in Texas colleges.

She also founded the Permian Basin Museum and area "Writers' Roundup" contest, both of which are sponsored by Odessa College.
Outstanding women of Texas series-1967

 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3511.)
 
Location. 31° 51.869′ N, 102° 22.974′ W. Marker is in Odessa, Texas, in Ector County. Marker can be reached from Shakespeare Road 0.2 miles east of Kermit Highway (Texas Highway 450), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on the north side of the theater. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2308 Shakespeare Road, Odessa TX 79761, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Odessa College (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Henderson House
Mrs. John L. Morris Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 10, 2015
2. Mrs. John L. Morris Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Ector County Public Schools (approx. 1.1 miles away); World's First Championship Jackrabbit Roping (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Jackrabbit (approx. 1.1 miles away); Odessa (approx. 1.1 miles away); Tom “Pinkie” Roden (approx. 1.3 miles away); W.D. Noel (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Odessa.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducation
 
The Globe Theater image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 10, 2015
3. The Globe Theater
 
 
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