Mrs. John L. Morris

Mrs. John L. Morris (HM1M2Y)

Location: Odessa, TX 79761 Ector County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 51.869', W 102° 22.974'

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Originator, promoter of the Globe of the Great Southwest, world's most nearly authentic replica of the Globe theater in England made famous by the plays of William Shakespeare.

Mrs. Morris was educated at North Texas State University and joined the English faculty at Odessa college. In 1961 the college named her "Teacher of the Year." She was honored 1961 as an outstanding teacher in Texas colleges.

She also founded the Permian Basin Museum and area "Writers' Roundup" contest, both of which are sponsored by Odessa college.

Outstanding women of Texas series-1967
HM NumberHM1M2Y
Marker Number3511
Year Placed1967
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 2:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 747600 N 3528401
Decimal Degrees31.86448333, -102.38290000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 51.869', W 102° 22.974'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 51' 52.14" N, 102° 22' 58.44" W
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Area Code(s)432
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2308 Shakespeare Rd, Odessa TX 79761, US
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