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Post, Texas - Post Dispatch newspaper, 1928
Post Dispatch, January, 1928
"Ed Warren, Owner/Editor of the Post Dispatch newspaper,
and my Dad, Dan B. Cockrum (age 16)" - Dan E. Cockrum
From The Marable/Cockrum Families Collection
Post TX Service Station 1930 photo
"1930 Photo of Gas Station - Operated by F.M. Cockrum in the 1920s and 1930s and by Hansford Hudman from the late 1940s until the 1980s.
Located at the junction of U.S. 380 and Texas 207 in Post." - Dan E. Cockrum
From The Marable/Cockrum Families Collection
Post TX Gas Station 1930 photo
Close-up of gas station photo above
From The Marable/Cockrum Families Collection
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Garza County TX, 1888 - OSRanchCowboys with F. E. Bud Marable
OS Ranch Cowboys, 1888 - Garza County, Texas
From The Marable/Cockrum Families Collection
Submitted by Dan E. Cockrum, Carlsbad, NM
Historical Marker - From Post, take US84 SE 8 miles on to rest area

OS Ranch

Founded on open range, 1878, brand was owned in 1881 by R. H. Overall. Acquired 1901 by W. E. Connell, who had about 200 sections of land. Ranch house a community center - for barbecues, roundups, parties. In 1907 it was site of election organizing Garza County.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1966.
Post TX - Post High School 1929
1929 Photo of the "new" Post High School
From The Marable/Cockrum Families Collection
Submitted by Dan E. Cockrum, Carlsbad, NM
Historical Marker - FM 669 and US 380

Old Post High School

Built 1928, incorporating in lower walls native Garza County stones from the town's first (1909) school, erected soon after the founding of city of Post. This historic preservation occurred under leadership of Supt. John E. Watson, outstanding educator, veteran of World War I service in the heroic Rainbow Division. The Parent-Teachers' Association backed Watson's stand, and bond issue passed in spite of adverse circumstances. When later growth called for a larger educational complex, to meet community needs, this became Post Junior High School.
1968
Post TX - Post High School 1929
Close-up of Post High School
From The Marable/Cockrum Families Collection
Submitted by Dan E. Cockrum, Carlsbad, NM
Post High School, Post , Texas
The 1909 "Post High School, Post, Texas"
Photo courtesy texasoldphotos.com
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Algerita Hotel, Post, Texas
The Algerita Hotel in 1916.
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Post Texas - F.E. (Bud) Marable Family 1914
F.E. (Bud) Marable Family 1914 - Dan E. Cockrum
From The Marable/Cockrum Families Collection
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