Swisher County Memorial - Tulia, TX
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N 34° 32.176 W 101° 45.850
14S E 246315 N 3825089
Quick Description: A large stone engraved on the courthouse lawn, honoring their migration and their centennial...
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 8/20/2020 6:38:19 AM
Waymark Code: WM130D1
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member coisos
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Long Description:

County of Marker: Swisher County
Location iof memorial: SE 2nd St. & Maxwell St., Tulia
Date Dedicated: Dedicated July 21, 1990
County of Marker: Swisher County

Marker Text:

1890 - 1990

Faith and Courage... ...Endurance and Success
Established in 1876 by the Texas Legislature from Bexar District
Named for James Gibson Swisher, Hero of the Texas Revolution
Organized July 17, 1890
Pioneers who settled Swisher County
Endured hardships and adversity with unwavering courage
Tulia was named the county seat. Other towns are Happy and Kress
Rural communities and schools of the county were
Adair     Claytonville
Kaffir     Price
Valley View
Alexander     Elkins
Lakeview     Red Hill
Vigo Park     Auburn
Fanchon     Love
Sunny Slope     Whitfield
Center Plains     Flynt
McGuire     Taylor
Word     Childress
Salem     New Hope
Union Hill     Wright
Agriculture is the predominant industry in Swisher County
Law, Order, Education and Christian principles have sustained
Swisher County People for 100 Years

Dedicated July 21, 1990
County Judge: Jay Johnson
Commissioners: F. L. McGavock, Harvey Foster,
R. G. House, W. C. Weatherred

Who placed it?: Swisher County

When was it placed?: 21 July 1990

Who is honored?: James Gibson Swisher, Pioneers, farmers, teachers,

Website about the Monument: Not listed

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