The Clarendon News Historical

The Clarendon News Historical (HM1W96)

Location: Clarendon, TX 79226 Donley County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 56.326', W 100° 53.258'

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The town of Clarendon began with an effort led by the Rev. Lewis H. Carhart as he strived to create a colony based on Christianity, temperance and education. To promote the settlement, he created The Clarendon News, publishing the first issue in June 1878, the same year the first colonists arrived. The News was the first newspaper in the Panhandle. Since its first printing, it has changed owners and names many times but has always provided local news coverage and community interest pieces. As the community grew, printing methods changed from handset type to 21st-century computer innovations. The newspaper's long, continuous run is a tribute to Carhart and the many pioneer journalists who followed him.
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HM NumberHM1W96
Year Placed2003
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, December 12th, 2016 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 327611 N 3867879
Decimal Degrees34.93876667, -100.88763333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 56.326', W 100° 53.258'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 56' 19.56" N, 100° 53' 15.48" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 111 Kearney St, Clarendon TX 79226, US
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