“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Abernathy, Texas

Clickable Map of Hale County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Hale County, TX (43) Castro County, TX (13) Crosby County, TX (35) Floyd County, TX (20) Hockley County, TX (11) Lamb County, TX (21) Lubbock County, TX (100) Swisher County, TX (23)  HaleCounty(43) Hale County (43)  CastroCounty(13) Castro County (13)  CrosbyCounty(35) Crosby County (35)  FloydCounty(20) Floyd County (20)  HockleyCounty(11) Hockley County (11)  LambCounty(21) Lamb County (21)  LubbockCounty(100) Lubbock County (100)  SwisherCounty(23) Swisher County (23)
Plainview is the county seat for Hale County
Abernathy is in Hale County
      Hale County (43)  
      Castro County (13)  
      Crosby County (35)  
      Floyd County (20)  
      Hockley County (11)  
      Lamb County (21)  
      Lubbock County (100)  
      Swisher County (23)  
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1Texas (Hale County), Abernathy — 3960 — Pearce Chapel-Strip Cemetery
The only landmark of the Strip Community, named for its location on a 1.5 by 15-mile strip of land opened to homesteaders in the 1890s. William Houston Pearce (1844-1926) moved into the area in 1895 and started a school, called "Round-Top", or . . . Map (db m152066) HM
2Texas (Hale County), Abernathy — 57 — Quanah Parker TrailTexas Plains Trail Region
The Comanches and other tribes traveled Blackwater Draw, 3 miles west of Abernathy, through 1874. Arrow sculptor: Charles A. SmithMap (db m155152) HM
3Texas (Hale County), Abernathy — 5142 — Struve Family Businesses
Fritz W. Struve (1877-1959) came here from Burnet County in 1912, 3 years after city was founded, started a grocery store; was joined by brother Ben F. (1879-1947) in 1918. Family operated wide variety of businesses vital to the early economic . . . Map (db m152061) HM
4Texas (Hale County), Abernathy — 5518 — Town of Abernathy
Founded when Santa Fe Railroad was extended from Plainview to Lubbock, 1909. Named for Monroe G. Abernathy (1868-1962), treasurer of South Plains Investment Company, firm which promoted townsite. Community prospered, becoming a major railhead for . . . Map (db m152062) HM
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Sep. 27, 2022