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Canyon in Randall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

W. F. Heller, Pioneer Farmer

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W. F. Heller, Pioneer Farmer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
1. W. F. Heller, Pioneer Farmer Marker
Inscription. Native Texan, Civil War veteran (1861-65); settled here in 1887. Was first to farm area successfully.

Was elected first clerk when county organized 1889. Also, helped organize first Sunday School, 1890. Married Susan Roberts, September 1897.

Helped start West Texas State Normal College.
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2547.)
 
Location. 34° 58.119′ N, 101° 56.234′ W. Marker is in Canyon, Texas, in Randall County. Marker is at the intersection of Soncy Road and 15th Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Soncy Road. Touch for map. Marker is on the northwest corner. Marker is in this post office area: Canyon TX 79015, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Conner Dugout (approx. 0.7 miles away); C.R. Burrow House (approx. mile away); Shaw-Keiser House (approx. 0.8 miles away); L. T. Lester Home (approx. 0.8 miles away); Civil War Veterans Reunions (approx. 0.8 miles away); Presbyterian Church Building (approx. 0.8 miles away); "The Canyon News" (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Smith Building (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canyon.
 
Categories. Agriculture
 
W. F. Heller, Pioneer Farmer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
2. W. F. Heller, Pioneer Farmer Marker
W. F. Heller, Pioneer Farmer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
3. W. F. Heller, Pioneer Farmer Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 9, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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