Historical Marker

Terrell County

Historical marker location:
US 90, Sanderson, Texas
( On US 90, 1 mile W. of Sanderson. Marker size: 1936 Centennial - Highway Marker (pink granite). )

Formed from Pecos County. Created April 8,1905, organized September 19, 1905. Named in honor of Alexander Watkins Terrell 1827-1912.

A distinguished officer in the confederate army member of the Texas legislature for sixteen years. Sanderson, the County Seat.

Marker year: 1936

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