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Charles H. Noyes Monument, Runnels County, rear plaque

Description: Photograph of a plaque at the rear of the Charles H. Noyes monument. It says, "Erected in memory of Chas. H. Noyes by his parents, Lula and Gus Noyes. Chas. H. Noyes. Born in Texas December 30, 1895. Died from an accidental fall with his horse at his father's ranch in Concho County, Texas, February 11, 1917. Gone from us but not forgotten. Never shall thy memory fade, sweetest thoughts shall ever linger around the spot where thou art laid. Is death an eternal sleep or shall we meet again?"
Date: August 1, 2005
Partner: UNT Libraries

Bell in town courtyard, Ballinger

Description: Photograph of a monument with a bell. The plaque on the monument says, "Allison Bros. Ranch Bell - 1896 in memory of C. G. - E. C. - S. N. Allison." There are stone benches to the right and behind the monument.
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Historic Plaque, Balinger

Description: Photograph of a historic plaque. It reads: "Ballinger originally called Hutchins City. Promoted by Sante Fe Rwy. Named for Judge William Pitt Ballinger (1825-1888), railroad attorney and townsite official. Distinguished Texas Statesman, Veteran of the Mexican War. In the Civil War helped establish defenses of Galveston, served as Confederate receiver of enemy aliens' property, was sent to negotiate peace for Texas. Ballinger is County Seat, and farm-ranch center. INdustries include dairying, meat products, leather goods manufacturing. Has annual rodeo, livestock and quarterhorse shows. (1965)"
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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