(1848 - 1922)Here each New Year's Eve at midnight for thirty-seven years John J. Clinton, Abilene Chief of Police, emptied his revolver. He began in 1885, decreeing that saloons close at midnight, and that trigger-happy cowboys and townsmen observe the curfew.
|Placed By||Texas State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 1:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 431044 N 3590377|
|Decimal Degrees||32.44841667, -99.73361667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 26.905', W 99° 44.017'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 26' 54.3" N, 99° 44' 1.02" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101-149 Chestnut St, Abilene TX 79602, US|
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