(0.8 mi E)The first two post offices in the area were established at Celtic and Luther on May 2, 1891, eleven months before formal organization of Briscoe County. Celtic was named by pioneer E.R. Thomas, who operated the post office and a store in his home near this site. In 1892 the post office was moved to the home of Hayden W. Savage, an organizer of the county. The following year it was consolidated with postal operations in Silverton. Although in service for a short time, the Celtic post office was vital to early settlers, which included cowboys from nearby ranches.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 5:03pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 276240 N 3812213|
|Decimal Degrees||34.42720000, -101.43500000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 25.632', W 101° 26.1'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 25' 37.92" N, 101° 26' 6" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near FM378, Silverton TX 79257, US|
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