Maggie and Herod "Pap" Simpson

Maggie and Herod "Pap" Simpson (HM2DO8)

Location: Holliday, TX 76366 Archer County
Country: United States of America
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N 33° 48.876', W 98° 41.669'

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The town of Holliday was officially organized near Holliday Creek in 1890, when the city was platted. The Wichita Valley Railway was built through the area, and a post office was established. In that same year, Maggie Elizabeth Holt and H.W. Simpson were married in Archer County. Herod Michael Simpson was born to the couple on August 1, 1892. In 1894, H.W. Simpson left with a crew to drive cattle to Dodge City, Kansas, and was never heard from again. Maggie Simpson remained in Holliday, where in 1907 she purchased a hotel, which she owned and managed until her death on June 18, 1946. Herod M. Simpson died on January 23, 1963. Both were interred at Holliday Cemetery.
Marker is the property of the State of Texas (2009)
HM NumberHM2DO8
Year Placed2009
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, January 18th, 2019 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 528275 N 3741641
Decimal Degrees33.81460000, -98.69448333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.876', W 98° 41.669'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 52.56" N, 98° 41' 40.14" W
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Area Code(s)940
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 102 N Main St, Holliday TX 76366, US
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