Details for Charles W. Post

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5169000823


Marker Number 823
Atlas Number 5169000823
Marker Title Charles W. Post
Index Entry Post, Charles W.
City Post
County Garza
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 278006
UTM Northing 3675034
Subject Codes land surveys, land companies, promotional towns; pioneers; Business topics, general
Marker Year 1968
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Marker Location Courthouse lawn, Main Street, Post
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size 18" x 28"
Marker Text (1854-1914) Internationally known creator of Post Cereals, advertising genius, inventor and innovator, founder of Post City in 1906. Through the purchase of the Curry Comb Ranch and adjacent land approximating 225,000 acres he began his dream of building self-contained model community of towns and farms. Mr. Post financed, supervised and built town without profit to himself. Settlers were offered ownership of business or farm sites far below cost. Mr. Post planned community of debt-free private ownership in every field of endeavor, and sought to make his vision true to its purpose. 1968

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