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Post in Garza County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Mason Memorial Building

 
 
Mason Memorial Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 16, 2015
1. Mason Memorial Building Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the people of Garza County in memory of Marshall and Gladys Mason, Garza County pioneers. Donated by the families of a son and a daughter, Marshall Mason, Jr., and Mrs. James L. Minor, for use as a museum.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark—1967

 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3239.)
 
Location. 33° 11.521′ N, 101° 23.018′ W. Marker is in Post, Texas, in Garza County. Marker is on Avenue N 0.1 miles south of West 10th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 Avenue N, Post TX 79356, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Post Sanitarium (here, next to this marker); C. W. Post Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Garza County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Garza County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles W. Post (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mrs. Merriweather Post (approx. 0.2 miles away); C. W. Post Rain Battles (approx. 2.7 miles away); Twin Chimneys (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Post.
 
More about this marker. A related
Mason Memorial Building image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 16, 2015
2. Mason Memorial Building
marker is mounted above the marker mentioned here.
 
Regarding Mason Memorial Building. Previously used as the Post Sanitarium, the building was purchased by Marshall Mason, who converted the building into the Colonial Apartments. The property was donated to Garza County in 1967 to be used as a museum by their children, Marshall Mason Jr. and Mrs. James Minor after their parents death.
 
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Mason Memorial Building Historic Landmark designation. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 16, 2015
3. Mason Memorial Building Historic Landmark designation.
Full marker showing both Mason Building & Old Post Sanitarium plaques. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 16, 2015
4. Full marker showing both Mason Building & Old Post Sanitarium plaques.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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