The Millie Porter House

The Millie Porter House (HM1RII)

Location: Wheeler, TX 79096 Wheeler County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 26.383', W 100° 16.391'

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Built 1914 by Mr. & Mrs. J. M. Porter, pioneer settlers; Porter, an ex-cowboy, ranched near here after marrying Millie, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. J. R. Jones, 1886 settlers in Mobeetie area.
Millie (1877-1957) as a child helped herd sheep; she attended Fort Worth University as a girl, University of Oklahoma at 70.
She wrote valuable histories: "Put Up or Shut Up" and "Memory Cups of Panhandle Pioneers". Mr. & Mrs. Porter had six children.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
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HM NumberHM1RII
Marker Number3384
Year Placed1968
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, April 7th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 384441 N 3922552
Decimal Degrees35.43971667, -100.27318333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 26.383', W 100° 16.391'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 26' 22.98" N, 100° 16' 23.46" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 E 9th St, Wheeler TX 79096, US
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