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Plainview in Hale County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Edwin Lowden Lowe

(1850? - July 13, 1889)

 
 
Edwin Lowden Lowe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 17, 2015
1. Edwin Lowden Lowe Marker
Inscription. One of co-founders, City of Plainview. Born in Mississippi. In Louisiana, married Virginia Archer. Studied law, joined Bar in Arkansas, served 1879-81 in Arkansas Legislature. In 1880s came to Texas; his wife died en route, while wagon train halted at Buffalo Gap. Lowe joined his friend, Z. T. Maxwell, at Hackberry Groves here. Each gave land to establish county seat. Lowe was first postmaster of Plainview. He had two daughters.
 
Erected 1973 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1403.)
 
Location. 34° 10.642′ N, 101° 42.846′ W. Marker is in Plainview, Texas, in Hale County. Touch for map. Marker is in block 45 at Plainview Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 South Joliet Street, Plainview TX 79072, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rawleigh Porteus Smyth (within shouting distance of this marker); Emma Grigsby Meharg (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); W. J. "Jeff" Williams (about 500 feet away); Plainview Cemetery and Memorial Park (about 500 feet away); Discovery Site of the Plainview Point
Edwin Lowden Lowe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 17, 2015
2. Edwin Lowden Lowe Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Seth Ward College (approx. 0.6 miles away); Colonel C. C. Slaughter (approx. 0.8 miles away); General Ranald Slidell MacKenzie (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plainview.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 6, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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