Historical Markers

CHIMNEY CREEK HISTORICAL MARKERS

G.R. DAVIS

GR Davis

In 1920 G.R. Davis built a prairie school style mansion at 718 Victoria Street in Abilene, Texas.  It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992. 

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G R Davis

CABLE TOOL OILFIELD

Cable Tool Oilfield

The Cable Tool Oil Field - The first cable tool oil field drilling rig was introduced in Texas in 1866.  

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oilfield
 
Oil Rig
 

COLD WAR HARDLINE COMMUNICATIONS PIT

Cold War Hardline Communications Pit - In 1961, Dyess Air Force Base, of Abilene, Texas, was one of six United States Air Force bases selected to host the Atlas F Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) system.  Twelve launch sites, complete with launch control centers and silos, were constructed in a pattern that encircled Abilene. 

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Hardline Communications pit

GEORGE ROBERT DAVIS HOME

gr davis home
gr davis house