Poe Chapel

Poe Chapel (HM1H7Y)

Location: Winters, TX 79567 Putnam County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 57.593', W 100° 3.659'

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Named in honor of William Wyatt Poe, who came to Texas from his native Alabama in late 1870. Married Jerusha Evaline Cline in 1885; had ten children.

?????Moved family to Runnels County, 1904. Gave land for school and church buildings. Was school trustee. Three sons were later on school board.

?????Family active in farming, civic and church affairs. Son, Howard, introduced 4-row tractor farming to area in 1930. Upon W.W. Poe death, 1945, each child inherited a farm. Land is still farmed mainly by his grandsons.
HM NumberHM1H7Y
Marker Number4061
Year Placed1967
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 5:19am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 399738 N 3536480
Decimal Degrees31.95988333, -100.06098333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 57.593', W 100° 3.659'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 57' 35.58" N, 100° 3' 39.54" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Memorial Pkwy, Winters TX 79567, US
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