Hye Post Office
Marker Text: Named for Hiram ("Hye") Brown, founder of store, in 1880. Post office established 1886. Present store with Bavarian metalwork built in 1904. Owned by Deike family since 1923.
At age four, Lyndon B. Johnson, future U.S. President, mailed a letter here- a postal customer for first time in his life.
Postmaster General Lawrence F. O'Brien was sworn into cabinet of President Johnson at this post office in 1965. (1966)
Marker No: 2607
Medallion & Plate
Texas Historic Landmark
Geographic: 30.258535, -98.575371
Location: 10261 West Highway 290, Hye