“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 Hermleigh, Texas

Clickable Map of Scurry 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> Scurry County, TX (59) Borden County, TX (3) Fisher County, TX (8) Garza County, TX (32) Kent County, TX (6) Mitchell County, TX (30) Nolan County, TX (23)  ScurryCounty(59) Scurry County (59)  BordenCounty(3) Borden County (3)  FisherCounty(8) Fisher County (8)  GarzaCounty(32) Garza County (32)  KentCounty(6) Kent County (6)  MitchellCounty(30) Mitchell County (30)  NolanCounty(23) Nolan County (23)
Snyder is the county seat for Scurry County
Hermleigh is in Scurry County
      Scurry County (59)  
      Borden County (3)  
      Fisher County (8)  
      Garza County (32)  
      Kent County (6)  
      Mitchell County (30)  
      Nolan County (23)  
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1 Texas, Scurry County, Hermleigh — 1958 — Former Townsite of Wheat
Small farming community that grew up here in the late 1880s. Received its name because of a bumper wheat crop the year the U.S. Post Office opened - 1890. Two postmasters served here: Minerva Thomas and G.W. McCall. A school, which doubled as a . . . Map (db m177170) HM
2 Texas, Scurry County, Hermleigh — 2463 — Hermleigh
Townsite surveyed 1907 by H.W. Harlin and R.C. Herm, on Roscoe, Snyder & Pacific Railroad. Post office, store and church moved here from Wheat, community to the northeast. In 1907 new town - a trade center for livestock farmers - had 2 banks, a . . . Map (db m177169) HM
3 Texas, Scurry County, Hermleigh — 3117 — Lone Wolf Community(5 mi. N of Lone Wolf Mountain)
Named for Kiowa Chief whose tribe roamed area until 1870s. Community developed when John Mahoney donated cemetery and school sites. A schoolhouse, erected 1901, was used also for church services. First teacher. W.F. Knowlton, had 35 pupils. Local . . . Map (db m162033) HM
4 Texas, Scurry County, Hermleigh — 4140 — Pyron, Texas(Former Townsite .5 Miles South)
Once a thriving community. Named for Bob Pyron, a rancher who settled on nearby Buffalo Creek before 1890. School was first held in his cellar. In 1900 town was founded and in 1910 citizens moved 4 miles southeast to be on Santa Fe Railroad. . . . Map (db m177166) HM
5 Texas, Scurry County, Hermleigh — 5041 — St. John's Catholic Church
This area was settled in the early 1900s by a number of farm families from south Texas. Catholic services were first conducted by priests from Abilene in the homes of Albert J. Kuss, Sr. (1863-1945) and other settlers. The church of Francis Xavier . . . Map (db m177167) HM
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Jul. 20, 2024