(May 15, 1890 - September 18, 1980)Katherine Anne Porter, one of America's most distinguished writers of fiction, was born Callie Russell Porter in Indian Creek, Brown County, Texas. Her mother, Mary Alice Jones Porter, died in 1892, and her father, Harrison Boone Porter (1858-1942) returned with the children to his native Hays County to live with his mother, Catherine Ann Skaggs Porter (1826-1901).
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 608026 N 3318129|
|Decimal Degrees||29.98931667, -97.88010000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 59.359', W 97° 52.806'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 59' 21.54" N, 97° 52' 48.36" W|
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|Area Code(s)||512, 361|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 500 Ranch to Market Rd 150, Kyle TX 78640, US|
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